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Circular Disk

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Gold
  • Place Collected: Africa
  • DATES 1st-2nd century C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period (possibly)
    DIMENSIONS length: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.321
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Disk decorated around edge with dots in repousse; suspension loop at top. Soldered to front surface an irregular oblong plaque with nude male figure in high relief; probably a Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt.
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