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The "Oriental Artemis" holding a small lion in each hand. Lower right corner 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

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.9 x 2.9 cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.381

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment