Gold and carnelian boat-shaped earring, Gold, carnelian, Greek

Gold and carnelian boat-shaped earring

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th–4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold, carnelian
Dimensions:
Other: 15/16in. (2.4cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3245
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Boat-shaped earring with carnelian setting.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 393, p. 241, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.