Original gold disk with butterfly in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens (Late Helladic I Period, about 1600-1500 B.C., excavated in 1876 in Shaft Grave III, Grave Circle A, Mycenae).
Purchased of Galvanoplastische Kunstanstalt, Geislingen, for $354.54 (this is the total price for MFA 01.5355-01.5424)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund
Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic I Period, about 1901
- From mold by E. Gilliéron & Fils, Swiss
- Manufactured by Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF), German, 1853–present
Legacy dimension: 0.067 D.
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