Greek. <em>Rosette with Six Petals</em>, late 4th century B.C.E. Gold, 1/4 x 7/8 in. (0.6 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush, 71.79.102. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.71.79.99_.100_.101_.102_.103_.104_.105_NegID_71.79.99-.105_GRPA_print_bw.jpg)

Rosette with Six Petals


Medium: Gold

Dates:late 4th century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1/4 x 7/8 in. (0.6 x 2.2 cm)


Accession Number: 71.79.102

Image: CUR.71.79.99_.100_.101_.102_.103_.104_.105_NegID_71.79.99-.105_GRPA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Golden rosette with six petals. Each petal is round-edged and curved concavely. At the meeting of each two petals is attached a smaller five-petalled rosette. In the center is a boss, encircled at the base by a piece of twisted wire. A small sleeve, pierced crosswise with two small holes, protrudes from the back of the rosette. Condition: Small dents.

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