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Bronze belt clasp

Period:
Geometric
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (6.4 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, Moschalaidis Foundation Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.213
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
This type of object is characteristic of northern Greece, particularly Macedonia. The extraordinary delicacy and technical mastery in the execution of the triangles and concentric circles are especially noteworthy.
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