Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Shepherd's crook

Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
3 3/16in. (8.1cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5626
Not on view
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4775, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1821, p. 459, New York: Gilliss Press.

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