Byzantine / Girdle with Coins and Medallions / Made ca. 583; reassembled after discoveryByzantine
Girdle with Coins and Medallions
Made ca. 583; reassembled after discovery

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Anatolian; Byzantine
Creator Name-CRT: Byzantine
Title: Girdle with Coins and Medallions
View: Additional view
Creation Start Date: 581
Creation End Date: 585
Creation Date: Made ca. 583; reassembled after discovery
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Settings: gold-wrought sheet; wire-beaded. Coins: gold-stamped.
Dimensions: L. 67.5 cm
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 17.190.147
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917; Purchase, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York, Stephen K. Scher and Mrs. Maxime L. Hermanos Gifts, Rogers Fund and funds from various donors, 1991 (1991.136)
Provenance: Ex coll.: [Amedeo Canessa, Paris]; J. Pierpont Morgan, New York
Context: From Karavás, Cyprus in 1902 (known as the Second Cyprus Treasure)
AMICA ID: MMA_.17.190.147
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright (c) 2001 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved

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