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Electrum earring with lobes and rosettes

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Electrum
Dimensions:
Diam.: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3249
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Five lobes and filigree rosettes.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3249, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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