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Gold snake ring

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 330–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diameter 2.21 cm.
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1217.2
  • Provenance

    Said to be from Madytos in the Thracian Chersonesos

  • References

    Alexander, Christine. 1928. Jewelry: The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times as Illustrated in the Museum Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 52, fig. 114.

    Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1936[1934]. A Guide to the Collections, Part 1: Ancient and Oriental Art, 2nd edn. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, p. 156.

    von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1978. Antichnoe iskusstvo iz muzeia Metropoliten, Soedinennye Shtaty Ameriki: Katalog vystavki. Moscow: Sovetskii Khudozhnik, no. 69.

    von Bothmer, Dietrich and Joan R. Mertens. 1982. The Search for Alexander: Supplement to the Catalogue. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. S12, pp. 6-7.

    Williams, Dyfri and Jack Ogden. 1994. Greek Gold: Jewelry of the Classical World. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, no. 66, p. 114.

    Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 168, pp. 149, 436.

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