Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 309.
Diameter: 6 cm ( 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A single wire, slightly flattened on the inside, becomes thicker and wider at the ends, which almost meet. Slight green patina.
According to the MFA Annual Report for 1902 the Buffum collection included a group of objects that "were all found at Palestrina many years ago, in the excavations conducted by Signor Castellani, Mr. Buffum being present at the time of their discovery"; by date unknown: William Arnold Buffum Collection (died 1901); 1901: inherited by Miss Charlotte Wissmann; gift of Miss Charlotte Wissmann to MFA, May 1, 1902
Gift of Miss C. Wissmann