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Necklace with Raisin-Shaped Pendant
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Necklace with Raisin-Shaped Pendant


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Twelve polygonal garnets and two cylindrical ones alternate with groups of figure-eight gold links. The palmette ornament between the hook and eye clasp, though ancient, does not belong to the necklace; nor does the "peach-pit" pendant.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1st-2nd century CE
Medium
gold, sard
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1557
Measurements
clasped: 8 7/16 x 5/16 x 15 15/16 in. (21.5 x 0.82 x 40.5 cm) (h. x d. x l.)
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