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Necklace with Large Open-Work Disk and Snakes' Head Closure
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Necklace with Large Open-Work Disk and Snakes' Head Closure


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This necklace is decorated with pseudo-filigree open work and beaten gold.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Khawam Brothers, Cairo [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929

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Period
3rd century CE (Imperial)
Accession Number
57.515
Measurements
as photographed: 25 3/16 x 4 1/16 x 11 1/2 in. (64 x 10.3 x 29.2 cm) (h. x w. x l.); at clasp: 1 9/16 in. (3.94 cm) (w.); at snake head: 5/16 in. (0.72 cm) (d.)
Geography
  • Roman Empire (Place of Discovery)

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