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Reproduction of a gold disk with an embossed butterfly

Emile Gilliéron père

Period:
Late Helladic I
Date:
ca. 1600–1500 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
gold electrotype
Dimensions:
Other: 2 5/8 x 1/16 in. (6.7 x 0.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Dodge Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.267
  • Description

    Excavated 1876 in Shaft Grave III, Grave Circle A, Mycenae.

    These three disks graced the cover of Gillieron's English edition catalogue of electrotype reproductions of Mycenaean antiquities, a copy of which is exhibited in this case.

    The original is in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

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