The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of February 29, 2024

Spiral Armilla

Spiral Armilla

c. 1500 BCE
Overall: 16.5 x 12.1 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Did You Know?

This armilla or arm ornament has a ridge along the spine, ending in a large spiral at one end.
  • Dr. Egger, Vienna, sold at Sotheby's 1891; Pitt River; (Michael Ward, New York).
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1991. Reproduced: p. 4 archive.org
    Kozloff, Arielle P. "Ancient East-European Bronzes." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 80, no. 4 (1993): 122-26. Reproduced: p. 123; Mentioned: p. 122-26 www.jstor.org
    Sims, Lowery Stokes. The Persistence of Geometry: Form, Content, and Culture in the Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2006. Mentioned; P. 86; reproduced: P. 13, no. 3
  • The Year in Review for 1988. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (March 1-May 14, 1989).
    The Persistence of Geometry: Form, Content and Culture in the Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA), Cleveland, OH (June 9-August 20, 2006).
    MOCA Cleveland (6/9/2006 - 8/20/2006): "The Persistence of Geometry: Form, Content and Culture in the Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art", no. 3, p. 115, color repr. p. 13.
  • {{cite web|title=Spiral Armilla|url=false|author=|year=c. 1500 BCE|access-date=29 February 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1988.4