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Gold necklace

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman, Cypriot
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Other: 16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3675
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 176
Vase-shaped.
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. VIII, 7, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3675, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 485, p. 291, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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