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Gilded bronze spiral earring

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th–6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze, gold
Dimensions:
H.: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1913
Accession Number:
13.43.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Spiral ending in filigree collars and pyramids of granules.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1914. "Department of Classical Art Accessions of 1913: Jewelry and Glass." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9 (12): p. 257, fig. 2.

Alexander, Christine. 1928. Jewelry: The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times as Illustrated in the Museum Collection. p. 27, fig. 43, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 156, 288, pl. 128a, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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