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Gold earring with lotos flower pendant

Date:
6th–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Cypriot
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 7/8 x 1/2 in. (7.3 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3236
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156
Gold earring with lotus flower and two discs, from which hang three bud-shaped pendants.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3236, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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