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Object Number: 94-27-15
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Cnidus
Period: Classical Greek Period
Date Made: 465-449 BC
Early Date: -465
Late Date: -449
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Lion
Aphrodite
Outside Diameter:1.65cm
Credit Line:Gift of L. Daniel Dannenbaum, 1994

Description

Obverse: Forepart of a roaring lion looking r. Reverse: Head of Aphrodite looking r., of very fine archaic style; hair is in a queue and wrapped with a beaded diadem; Inscription KNI, arranged around the head of the goddess; all within an incuse square.


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