University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-33-1.15
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Scythian
Provenience: Russia
Kuban
Maikop
Date Made: 499-400 BC
Early Date: 499
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Technique:Punched
Soldered
Height: 0.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Anderson Galleries (Canessa Estate Sale), subscription of William Hinckle Smith, 1930

Description

Plaques are small hemispheres of varying dimensions with attachment loops on the reverse. Reconstructed as part of numerous gold plaques decorating a shirt.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
The Golden Age of King Midas (13 Feb 2016 - 27 Nov 2016)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Leskov, A. M. 2008. The Maikop Treasure. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 54-55, no. 64View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 6View Objects cited in this Publication

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