Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 700; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).
Width x length: 4.1 x 6.5 cm (1 5/8 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
There are three long spines; the front one is straight and triangular in section; the other two are flat and bent away from the front. There is rudimentary decoration in relief on the front. The left ring is considerably worn on the under surface. Deep green patina, with light corrosion.
Gift of Edward Sylvester Morse