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Rattle in the form of an alabastron

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold foil
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 3/8 × 1 1/8 in. (3.5 × 2.8 cm) Height: 2 7/16 in. (6.3 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan P. Rosen, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.266.17
Not on view
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.

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