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Gold earring with head of a lion

Period:
Classical or Hellenistic
Date:
4th‒3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Other: 11/16 x 1/4 x 11/16 in. (1.7 x 0.7 x 1.8 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3496
Not on view
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3496, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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