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Modern reconstruction of ancient beads and monkey pendant

Period:
Archaic
Date:
primarily 7th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Amber
Dimensions:
Overall length of necklace, 49 1/2" monkey pendant; H 1 1/4" x D. 7/8" x W. 3/8"
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Amber
Credit Line:
Purchase, Renée E. and Robert A. Belfer, Patti Cadby Birch and The Joseph Rosen Foundation Inc. Gifts, and Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.11.50
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Amber pendants and beads reconstructed. The isolated monkey pendant may have been part of a necklace or worn as a amulet.
Picón, Carlos A. 1992. "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1991-1992." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 50(2): p. 10.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1992. "One Hundred Twenty-second Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1991 through June 30, 1992." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 122: p. 37.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 313, pp. 272, 467, 469, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.58a, pp. 11, 276–77, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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