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  • Pendant in the form of the head of an African (known as Ethiopian), 9th–8th century b.c.
    Cypriot; Said to be from Amathus, Cyprus
    Chlorite
    The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76 (74.51.5010)

    This is the earliest image of an African in the collection of the Greek and Roman Department at the Museum.

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  • Pendant in the form of the head of an African (known as Ethiopian), 9th–8th century B.C.
    Cypriot; Said to be from Amathus, Cyprus
    Chlorite
    The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76 (74.51.5010)

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