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Gold necklace

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Other (Length as strung): 5 11/16in. (14.5cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3392
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 176
Gold necklace with corrugated double tubes.
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, 4, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Williams, Dyfri and Jack Ogden. 1994. Greek Gold: Jewelry of the Classical World. no. 178, pp. 242-43, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 383, p. 238, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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