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Circular Disk

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • 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
    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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