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Gold Jewelry Ornament
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Gold Jewelry Ornament


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This ornament may have formed part of an earring or necklace. The polyhedral shape was a favorite among the Ostrogoths.
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance [Found in Ravenna (?)]; Adolph Loewi, Venice [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph Brummer Sale, New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, May 12, 1949, no. 246; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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Period
late 5th-early 6th century (Early Medieval)
Medium
gold, glass
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1820
Measurements
7/8 x 13/16 x 9/16 in. (2.2 x 2 x 1.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Ukraine (Place of Origin)
  • Italy (Place of Discovery)

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