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Appliqué, perhaps for a pommel

Period:
Hittite Empire
Date:
ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Geography:
Central Anatolia
Culture:
Hittite
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
0.79 x 2.52 x 2.76 in. (2.01 x 6.4 x 7.01 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.263
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
Acquired by the Museum in 1985, gift of Norbert Schimmel.

“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.

Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art 116 (July 1, 1985 - June 30, 1986), p. 16.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1992. "Appliqué." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 49 (4), Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection (Spring, 1992), no. 10, p. 54.

Emre, Kutlu and Aykut Çinaroglu. 1993. “A Group of Metal Hittite Vessels from Kinik-Kastamonu.” In Aspects of Art and Iconography: Anatolia and its Neighbors. Studies in Honor of Nimet Özgüç, edited by Machteld J. Mellink, Edith Porada, and Tahsin Özgüç. Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi, p. 703.
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