Apr 17, 2008
Apr 17, 2008

Straight Pin

Straight Pin

c. 500 BC

Gold and glass

Overall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max Ratner 1978.25


Did you know?

Although it appears to be a garnet, the stone in this pin was determined to be glass by close examination by two gemologists from the Natural History Museum.

See also
GR - Etruscan
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 

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