Bronze Age, Late Cypriote Period
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 252; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).
2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Semicircle of seven lobes with a ring at one end. Light brown incrustation.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription