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Gold beads with lotus flowers and circular bosses

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek or Cypriot
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Other: 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3391
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 176
For two threads, with double lotus flowers and pairs of circular bosses in high relief.
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. IX, 3, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3391, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 382, p. 238, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Christou, Demos. 2000. "O Vasilikos Taphos tou Kouriou." Praktika tou tritou Diethnous Kyprologikou Synedriou : Leukōsia, 16-20 Apriliou 1996, Georgio K. Ioannides and Steliou Ach. Hadjistylli, eds. p. 599, ill. 7.7, Nicosia, Cyprus.

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