Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
5th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 622; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).
Diameter: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Greece: Greek Theater Gallery (Gallery 215C)
Each has a ring handle and is inscribed: FANAXILAS
Green patina, somewhat crusty.
Found with phiale (96.673), spoon fragment (96.672) and cradle (96.671).
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: All [MFA 96.670a-b, 96.671, 96.672, 96.673] said to have come from the same tomb at Palaeopolis.); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, 1896
Gift of Edward Perry Warren