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Necklace with Head of Helios or Medusa
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Necklace with Head of Helios or Medusa


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This necklace is composed of coarse chain link and a repoussé disc.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/20/1979Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [said to be from Faiyum]; 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
2nd century CE
Accession Number
57.516
Measurements
as photographed: 15 1/8 x 1 15/16 x 5/16 x 7 5/16 in. (38.4 x 5 x 0.87 x 18.6 cm) (h. x w. x d. x l.); width at clasp: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
  • Egypt, Faiyum (Place of Discovery)

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