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Necklace with gold beads and pendants attached to agate in box setting

Period:
Classical?
Date:
5th–4th century B.C.?
Culture:
Greek?
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Other (59 elements): 2 × 7 5/16 in. (5.1 × 18.6 cm) Other (pendant): 1 3/16 × 3/8 × 1 9/16 in. (3 × 0.9 × 3.9 cm) Other (4 palmettes): 1/2 × 1/16 × 7/8 in. (1.3 × 0.2 × 2.2 cm) Diameter (54 beads): 1/4 × 5/16 in. (0.7 × 0.8 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3398
Not on view
From Cyprus

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. VIII, 2, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3398, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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