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Silver cochlear (spoon)

Period:
Late Republican
Date:
mid-1st century B.C.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
length 4 7/8in. (12.3cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.49.11
  • Provenance

    Said to be from Tivoli, Italy

  • References

    Thimme, Jürgen. 1976. Kunst und Kultur der Kykladeninseln im 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr.: Ausstellung unter d. Patronat des International Council of Museums ICOM im Karlsruher Schloss vom 25. Juni-10. Oktober 1976. Karlsruhe: Müller, no. 68, pp. 94-95 .

    Oliver, Andrew Jr. and Kurt Luckner. 1977. Silver for the Gods: 800 Years of Greek and Roman Silver. Toledo, Ohio: Jutta-Annette Page, no. 70, pp. 99, 109.

    Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 395, pp. 339, 483-84.

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