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Object Number:30-33-1.14
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Scythian
Provenience: Russia
Kuban
Maikop
Date Made: 499-400 BCE
Early Date: 499
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Technique:Punched
Soldered
Iconography:Cross
Height: 1 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Anderson Galleries (Canessa Estate Sale), subscription of William Hinckle Smith, 1930

Description

Crusiform plaques comprise five rhombi attached only at the corners: one in the center and one forming each arm of the cross. Each rhombus is edged with a relief line and has a round covexity in its center. An attachment loop is soldered to the reverse of each plaque. Reconstructed as part of numerous gold plaques decorating a shirt.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
The Golden Age of King Midas (13 Feb 2016 - 27 Nov 2016) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Darbyshire, Gareth, and Rose, C. B. 2016. The Golden Age of King Midas: Exhibition Catalogue.. Philadelphia. Penn Museum. pg. 188 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 139-139View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Rose, C. B. 2016. The Golden Age of King Midas.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Leskov, Aleksandr M. 2008. The Maikop Treasure.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 55-56, no. 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Rubinson, Karen S. 1975. "Herodotus and the Scythians". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 17. no. 4. pg. 16-20 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, fig. 6View Objects related to this

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