Disc, for armor
about early 7th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 692; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).
Diameter: 21.8 cm (8 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The design is perforated and incised, in concentric bands. There are two holes for suspension at the edge. A small piece is missing at the edge. Green patina.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution