Gold, glass; cast in a two-piece mold and rod-pierced
Other (Pendant): 1 x 5/8 x 5/16 in. (2.5 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm)
Diameter (earring): 1/2 in. (1.2 cm)
Gold and Silver, Glass
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Pendant: Translucent honey brown. Oval disk with flat projecting flange around heads; trailed ring for suspension hoop attached to top of disk; pierced vertical hole at bottom of disk. The two heads are very similar but not identical: hair arranged in two rows of knobby curls; irregular lines running across forehead; eyes with pupils; drooping mustache and facial hair on cheeks. Complete, except for chip to one side of hole under chin; dulling and patches of weathering.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4033, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.