Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Earring or spiral

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Gold, bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1/2 x 1/8 x 1/2 in. (1.3 x 0.3 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3353
Not on view
Worn in the upper lobe of the ear.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3353, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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