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Ivory and gold pin

Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Ivory, gold
Dimensions:
H.: 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm)
Classifications:
Miscellaneous-Bone, Ivory
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1914
Accession Number:
15.43.280
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With gold covered head.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1915. "A Bequest from Mrs. Mary Anna Palmer Draper." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 10 (5): p. 95.

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