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Silver ring with glass paste scarab

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek or Cypriot
Medium:
Silver, glass paste
Dimensions:
Other: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4169
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Pendant ring, with blue glass paste scarab; decayed; the gold mount has a cable border.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4169, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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