Pin

Period:
Bronze Age
Date:
ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Bactria-Margiana
Culture:
Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex
Medium:
Electrum, silver
Dimensions:
4.21 x 1.18 in. (10.69 x 3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.281.44
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
[Before 1984, Galerie Nefer, Zurich]; purchased by Norbert Schimmel from Galerie Nefer, Zurich; 1984-1989, on loan by Norbert Schimmel to the Museum (L.1984.15.4); acquired by the Museum in 1989, gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust.

“Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 4, 1991–September 15, 1991.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1992. "Pin with Winged Dragon Terminal." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 49 (4), Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection (Spring 1992), no. 32, p. 56.