Date: 5th–4th century B.C.
Culture: Greek, Peloponnesian
Dimensions: Diam.: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number: 13.225.5a, b
Cymbals were a favorite instrument of the Greeks, especially in religious ceremonies of an ecstatic character, such as were practiced in the worship of Demeter, Dionysos, and Cybele. The handles of these cymbals are missing, but pieces of their loop attachments are preserved.