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19044
Object Number:29-126-576
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Ptolemaic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Cyprus
Maker: Ptolemy I
Period: Ptolemy I
Date Made: 323-305 BC
Early Date: -323
Late Date: 323-305 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Alexander the Great
Elephant's Scalp
Athena
Helmet
Eagle
Thunderbolt
Inscription Language:Greek
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Alexander the Great. Head of Alexander the Great r. wearing elephant scalp. Athena fighting r.; in r. field helmet above and eagle r. on thunderbolt.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Poole, Reginald S. 1883. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, The Ptolemies, kings of Egypt.View Objects related to this

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