Roman Period, 1st-2nd century CE
Bronze or copper alloy, h. 20.6 cm (8 1/8 in); w. 14 cm (5 1/2 in)
Gift of C & E. Canessa, 1919 (MMA 19.5)
(From the info card)|
"A mother cat and her young top the arc of this sistrum, and the cross wires terminate with duck-heads. Sistra very much like this one have been excavated in Italy."