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BZ.1938.33–34, Pincers

BZ.1938.33–34, Pincers

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Late Hellenistic Greek or Roman, third–first century BCE

Silver, 5.7 cm x 1 cm x 1.9 cm (2 1/4 in. x 3/8 in. x 3/4 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this object from the Beirut dealer Elias (Elie) Bustros through Royall Tyler in October 1937.