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Gold and jasper amulet

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Jasper, red, gold
Dimensions:
Other: 9/16 x 11/16 x 1/2 in. (1.4 x 1.7 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4298
Not on view
The Greek inscription translates as "One Zeus Serapis."
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4298, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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