Ancient Cyprus in the British Museum

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Gold bead; hollow biconical body made of hammered sheet metal, with a ring of gold wire around the suspention hole at the top and bottoml; surface lightly dented in places.

AN1055546001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1898,1201.4

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011b 1.9
Johnson 1980 no. 19
SCE IV/1D p. 504, bead 1, pp. 509, 575

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Object types
bead (scope note | all objects)

Materials
gold (scope note | all objects)
Techniques
hammered (all objects)
filigree (scope note | 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
1650BC-1050BC
Period/Culture
Late Cypriot (scope note | all objects)


Description
Gold bead; hollow biconical body made of hammered sheet metal, with a ring of gold wire around the suspention hole at the top and bottoml; surface lightly dented in places.

Acquisition date
1898

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


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