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_overall.JPG)

Medallion Fragment


Medium: Silver, gold leaf overlay

Dates:ca. 150 C.E.

Dimensions: 3 1/16 × 1 7/8 in. (7.8 × 4.8 cm)


Accession Number: 50.63

Image: CUR.50.63_overall.JPG,

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.

Brooklyn Museum