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Gold head of a pin with the figure of Nike (Victory)

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H.: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.230.126
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The pin is modern.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1921. "Classical Accessions: Jewelry." Bullletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 16 (3): pp. 59-60, fig. 3.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 331-32, fig. 235, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Alexander, Christine. 1928. Jewelry: The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times as Illustrated in the Museum Collection. p. 44, fig. 94, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 333-34, fig. 238, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1997. Thespiades-Zodiacus, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 8. Victoria, no. 41, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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