Bronze Age, Middle or Late Cypriote Period
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 229.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
There are nearly three complete coils. These objects were probably set around the curls of a woman’s hair. Dull greenish brown encrustation.
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