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A CYPRIOT GOLD PENDANT EARRING
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A CYPRIOT GOLD PENDANT EARRING

MID 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

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A CYPRIOT GOLD PENDANT EARRING
MID 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
The hollow pendant of stylized bull head form, decorated with linear motifs and applied granulation, bosses at either side, with attached ear wire
5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) long excl. wire
Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974).
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Lot Essay

For similar examples, cf. R. Higgins, Minoan and Mycenaean Art, London, 1981, p. 177, no. 221; K. R. Maxwell-Hyslop, Western Asiatic Jewellery c.3000-612 BC, London, 1971, pp. 120 and 130, pls. 85 and 99; V. Karageorghis, The Civilization of Prehistoric Cyprus, Athens, 1976, p. 185, no. 148; and V. Karageorghis, Ancient Art from Cyprus, The Cesnola Collection, New York, 2000, p. 70, no 111.
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