Cymbal or castanet
Archaic or Classical period
5th century B.C.
Diameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Greece: Greek Theater Gallery (Gallery 215C)
One of a pair of metal cymbals (the other is MFA 65.1347).
There are two holes in the center for attachment ot the handle. Crusty green patina.
By 1965: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, November 10, 1965
Gift of Richard R. Wagner