Ivory disk with a rosette
- Late Bronze Age
- ca. 1600–1050 B.C.
- Diameter 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm)
- Miscellaneous-Bone, Ivory
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Ivory was imported to Cyprus from the Near East or Egypt. The rosette was a popular decorative motif originally inspired by designs on Syrian and Phoenician minor arts and textiles.