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Bracelet

Date:
ca. 800 B.C.
Geography:
Made in Carpathian Basin region
Culture:
Halstatt
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 13/16 x 3 9/16 x 2 3/4 in. (2 x 9 x 7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of Alastair Bradley Martin, 1953
Accession Number:
53.48.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
Many Bronze Age objects, like these bracelets, were finished with subtle geometric designs incised into the cast metal surface.
Alastair Bradley Martin, Glen Head, NY (until 1953)
Baer, Casimir Hermann. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kantons Basel Stadt. Die Kunstdenkmäler der Schweiz, Vol. 1-7. Basel: Birkhäuser, 1932. p. 27, fig. 11.

Dehn, Wolfgang, and Rheinisches Landesmuseum Trier. "Bronzeschmuck der Urnenfelderzeit aus einem Brandgrab bei Ernzen (Krs. Bitburg) ." In Festgabe zum 150 jährigen Bestehen der Gesellschaft für Nützliche Forschungen 1801-1951. Trier: Paulinus-Verlag, 1950. pp. 9-25, fig. 142; 2, 3.



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