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.
Purchased from the Anderson Galleries (Canessa Estate Sale), subscription of William Hinckle Smith
Current & Past Exhibitions:
The Golden Age of King Midas (13 Feb 2016 - 27 Nov 2016)
[Catalogue, Collection] Leskov, A. M. 2008. The Maikop Treasure. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 55-56, no. 66
[Article] Rubinson, Karen S. 1975. "Herodotus and the Scythians". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 17 (4): 16-20.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, fig. 6
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