Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Gold and glass earring with head of a dolphin

Period:
Late Hellenistic
Date:
2nd–1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold, glass paste
Dimensions:
Other: 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3404
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With three glass paste beads.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3404, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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