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Gold flower

Period:
Early Minoan II–III
Date:
ca. 2300–2100 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Other: 1 3/16 x 3/16 in. (3 x 0.5 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.427
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
Hairpin in the shape of a flower.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 17, 171, pl. 11c, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Hoving, Thomas and Carmen Gómez-Moreno. 1973. "Gold." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 31(2): p. 106.

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