Requires Photography

Plaque, rectangular, repoussé

GreeK, East Greek
Orientalizing Period
640–630 B.C.


Dimensions

5 x 3 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.382

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

The “Oriental Artemis,” holding a small lion in each hand. Upper right corner, fragment of right side, and part of tab missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: collection of W. H. Forman; inherited from him by Mrs. Burt and then, about 1889, by A. H. Browne; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Strand, London, W.C. (sale of the Forman collection, June 19-22, lot 397, partial; said to have come from Kameiros); 1899: with Edward Perry Warren; 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund