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Intimacy | Connections | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Paintings conservator George Bisacca contemplates the little details that create a feeling of familiarity in a work of art.
Pendant: woman carrying a child | Etruscan | Archaic or Classical | The Met
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 83, fig. 52, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection
(#52) A Roman Amber Head of Medusa, circa 2nd Century A.D.
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Pendant: Female Holding a Child (Kourotrophos) with Bird (Getty Museum)
Pendant: Female Holding a Child (Kourotrophos) with Bird; Unknown; Italy; 600–550 B.C.; Amber; 83 × 50 × 50 mm (3 1/4 × 1 15/16 × 1 15/16 in.); 77.AO.85; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Gordon McLendon; Rights Statement: No Copyright - United States
Natural Baltic Amber – Magnetic, Adaptogenic, Universally Applicable
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