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Belt Ornament
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Belt Ornament

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Description This gold ornament is made of heavy, beaded wire. It must have formed the end piece of the tongue of the belt for which the belt buckle (Walters 57.373) also served. The belt would have been secured to the ornament through the rectangular opening at one end.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance [Said to be from a tomb near Olbia, Parutino, Ukraine]; Peter Mavrogordato [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; F. L. van Gans, Frankfurt [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Galerie Bachstitz, The Hague; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1921, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1921

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1st century CE
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W: 1 1/2 in. (3.81 cm) (l.)
  • Greece (Place of Origin)
  • Turkey (Pontos) (Place of Origin)
  • Ukraine, Parutino (Olbia) (Place of Discovery)
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