Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 313.
Diameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The circular hoop has overlapping ends and is ridged to imitate twisted wire. 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); by date unknown: collection of his niece, Mrs. James P. Tolman; gift of Mrs. James P. Tolman to MFA, November 16, 1922
Gift of Mrs. James P. Tolman