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Gold and garnet strap diadem with Herakles knot

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold, garnet
Dimensions:
Other: 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.241
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 163
With oval garnet in the center.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1924. "Greek and Roman Jewelry: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19(2): p. 35, fig. 2.

Alexander, Christine. 1928. Jewelry: The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times as Illustrated in the Museum Collection. p. 46, fig. 98, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 157, 289, pl. 129e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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