Ancient Cyprus in the British Museum

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Bronze penannular ring with circular section and pointed terminals; metal corroded.

AN534620001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1898,1201.14

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011b 1.3
Johnson 1980 no. 22, pl. IX

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Object types
ring (all objects)

Materials
bronze (scope note | all objects)
Techniques
hammered (all objects)
Production place
Made in Cyprus (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus)
Place (findspot)
Excavated/Findspot Maroni, Tomb 1 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Maroni)
Date
1650 BC-1200 BC
Period/Culture
Late Bronze Age (scope note | all objects)


Description
Bronze penannular ring with circular section and pointed terminals; metal corroded; Paired with 1898,1201.13.

Dimensions
Diameter: 1.2 centimetres
Diameter: 0.2 centimetres (section)
Weight: 0.27 grammes


Curator's comments
The form of the ring could date to any period of the Bronze Age but within the content of Maroni must belong in the Late Cypriot period.


Acquisition date
1898

Acquisition name
Excavated by The British Museum (biographical details | all objects)


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