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Openwork pendant

Date:
ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Geography:
Transcaucasia
Medium:
Bronze (low lead)
Dimensions:
5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.166.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
By 1913–until 1921, collection of Claude Anet, Paris; acquired by the Museum in 1921, purchased from Joseph Brummer, New York.
Rostovtzeff, Michael. 1922. “Bronze Belt-Clasps and Pendants from the Northern Caucasus.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 17 (2), p. 37, fig. 1b.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 441, no. 585.
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