One pincer of a pair of tweezers
Bronze Age, Middle or Late Cypriote Period
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 566; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).
7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Most of the curved section is missing. Dull green patina.
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