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Near Eastern Jewelry Picture Book

Near Eastern Jewelry: A Picture Book

Dimand, M. S. and H. E. McAllister
1940
31 pages
23 illustrations
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This picture book was composed in 1940 to display choice pieces from the Museum's Near East jewelry collection. Along with its array of photographs, the assembling curators have provided an introductory essay on the history and cultures that surround each of these carefully crafted ornaments, as well as the techniques used to produce them.

Met Art in Publication

Beads, Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian, Sumerian
Sumerian
ca. 2600–2500 BCE
Headdress, Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian, Sumerian
Sumerian
ca. 2600–2500 BCE
Necklace, Gold, lapis lazuli, Sumerian
Sumerian
ca. 2600–2500 BCE
Earring, Gold, Sumerian
Sumerian
ca. 2600–2500 BCE
Earring, Gold, Sumerian
Sumerian
ca. 2600–2500 BCE
Dress ornament, Gold, Scythian
Scythian
ca. 5th century BCE
Dress ornament, Gold, Scythian
Scythian
ca. 5th century BCE
Dress ornament, Gold, Scythian
Scythian
ca. 5th century BCE
Dress ornament, Gold, Scythian
Scythian
ca. 5th century BCE
Dress ornament, Gold, Scythian
Scythian
ca. 5th century BCE
Dress ornament, Gold, Scythian
Scythian
ca. 5th century BCE
Dress ornament, Gold, Scythian
Scythian
ca. 5th century BCE
Dress ornament, Gold, Scythian
Scythian
ca. 5th century BCE
Dress ornament, Gold, Scythian
Scythian
ca. 5th century BCE
Belt buckle with paired felines attacking ibexes, Gold, Xiongnu
Xiongnu
ca. 3rd–2nd century BCE
Belt adornment with an eagle and its prey, Gold, turquoise inlay, Parthian or Kushan
Parthian or Kushan
ca.1st–2nd century CE
Brooch, Gold, pearls, glass, cloisonné enamel, Ottonian
Ottonian
ca. 970–1030
Earring, Gold, Parthian
Parthian
ca. A.D 1st–2nd century
Earring, Gold, Parthian
Parthian
ca. A.D 1st–2nd century
Earring, Gold, Parthian
Parthian
ca. 1st–2nd century
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