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Gold earring with woman's head and beryl and garnet beads

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold, beryl, garnet
Dimensions:
Diam.: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3517
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
One beryl bead and two garnet beads.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3517, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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