Round disk (lid or plate fragment?)
about 4th–1st century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, probably Crete
Diameter: 15.3 cm (6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Outsplayed rounded edge. Curves into domical projection in the center. Yellow-green. Intact, except for slight crack; some iridescence, especially on underside.
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