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Gold Cage Bead
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Gold Cage Bead

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Description Gold sheet rolled into a cylinder, a rectangular window cut out and edged with smooth and twisted wire. The window is filled with a network of wire with granules fixed over points of contact. Narrow strips of metal reinforce the ends of the cylinder.
  • 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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3rd-2nd century BC (Hellenistic)
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H: 3/4 in. (1.91 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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