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Gold and carnelian boat-shaped earring

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
6th–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Gold, carnelian
Dimensions:
Other: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3244
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Boat-shaped earring with carnelian setting.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3244, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1915. "Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Supplement to the Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, : p. 5.

Alexander, Christine. 1928. Jewelry: The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times as Illustrated in the Museum Collection. p. 29, fig. 53, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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