Disc, for armor

Italic, Etruscan
Orientalizing Period
about early 7th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 692; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.8 cm (8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7503

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Armor

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.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution