5th–4th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 603; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).
Overall: 3.3cm (1 5/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Daily Life in Ancient Greece Gallery (Gallery 212A-B)
There is a flat disc at the attachment end; the hook comprises one slender barb. Rusted. Green patina.
1882: purchased by Edward Robinson in Athens; gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, January 4, 1888
Gift of Edward Robinson