Front of a bulla
3rd century B.C.
Diameter: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A convex disk of gold leaf, with a female head in profile to left, in low relief. Three holes at the edge. See 13.2860.
About 1879, discovered on property belonging to the Count Lucioli, Chiusi, Italy (one of a group of objects said to have been found together in a tomb near Chiusi, probably in the Colle Lucioli just east of Chiusi, MFA 13.2860-13.2901). By 1913: with Raoul Tolentino, 57 Via Sistina, Rome; purchased by MFA from Raoul Tolentino, November 6, 1913
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912