Small metal finger cymbals (Kymbala)
Archaic or Classical period
5th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 621; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).
Diameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Greece: Greek Theater Gallery (Gallery 215C)
One of a pair of cymbals (kymbala), the other is MFA 65.1347
There are two holes in the center for attachment to the handle. Crusty green patina.
By 1965: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, November 10, 1965
Gift of Richard R. Wagner