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Gold and copper alloy spiral

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Gold, bronze
Dimensions:
Other: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3347
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Of gold plated bronze with lions' heads on the ends.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3347, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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