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Gold and copper alloy bracelet with lion-head finials

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Gold, bronze
Dimensions:
Diam.: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3558
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With a head of a lion on the end.
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. I, 3, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. nos. 3558-3559, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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