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Medallion Fragment

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egypto-Roman
MEDIUM Silver, gold leaf overlay
DATES ca. 150 C.E.
PERIOD Hadrianic Period or Augustan Period
DIMENSIONS 3 1/16 × 1 7/8 in. (7.8 × 4.8 cm)  (show scale)
ACCESSION NUMBER 50.63
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Jewelry fragment, possible from a circular medallion, with male head, profile, and bust in high relief. Profile in relief, facing left, of the head and upper torso of a young man with curly, shoulder-length hair, possibly Antinous. Cast, silver with gold leaf overlay. Condition: Broken at base of neck and again around rim and assembled. Hollow, with modern wax for support.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Egypto-Roman. Medallion Fragment, ca. 150 C.E. Silver, gold leaf overlay, 3 1/16 × 1 7/8 in. (7.8 × 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 50.63. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.63_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Egypto-Roman. <em>Medallion Fragment</em>, ca. 150 C.E. Silver, gold leaf overlay, 3 1/16 × 1 7/8 in. (7.8 × 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 50.63. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.63_NegA_print_bw.jpg)