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Silver bracelet ending in snake's heads

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diam.: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3574
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The flattened ends are incised with lines representing stylized snakes' heads.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3574, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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