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Bone ligula (ear pick)

Date:
ca. 1st–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H.: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classifications:
Miscellaneous-Bone, Ivory
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5199
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Ear pick with small bowl.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5964, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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