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Pendant with Portrait of Alexander the Great
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Pendant with Portrait of Alexander the Great


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This pendant is decorated with repoussé and with a beaded moulding border.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • The Search for Alexander. National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. 1980-1983.
  • Late Antiquity and Early Christianity. Staedtische Galerie Liebieghaus, Frankfurt am Main. 1983-1984.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
  • Coins and Costume in Late Antiquity. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington. 1993-1994.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [said to be from Aboukir, Egypt]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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Period
4th century (Late Antique)
Accession Number
57.526
Measurements
3 3/16 x 3 11/16 x 3/8 in. (8.2 x 9.3 x 1 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)

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