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Necklace with Medallion
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Necklace with Medallion

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Description Flattened gold links, folded double and pinched at one end, form the chain. The gold medallion features a Medusa head done in repoussé relief. The head is framed by a separately made ring, its join to the relief partially concealed by a continuous chevron pattern, fashioned from corrugated strips. Four hollow hemispheres dot the border.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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2nd century CE (Roman Imperial)
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Diam of Medallion: 2 5/8 in. (6.67 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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