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Gold hoop with picrolite stone in gold setting

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Gold, steatite
Dimensions:
Other: 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4137
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Large, flat bead of pale steatite.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4137, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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