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Gold and copper alloy bracelet with lion-head finials

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Gold, copper alloy
Dimensions:
Diam.: 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3559
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With heads of lions on the ends.
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.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 63, 65, fig. 78, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 63, 65, fig. 78, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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