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Gold pin with obsidian finial

Period:
Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial
Date:
ca. 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold and Obsidian
Dimensions:
length 3 5/8in. (9.2 cm) width of head 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of David M. Daniels, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.609
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
Gold pin wth an obsidian finial in the shape of an animal's head.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2003. "One Hundred Thirty-third Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 133: p. 23.

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