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Bead necklace

Gold wire links with 29 small glass beads at intervals. One end of the clasp a cylinder of open filigree work, which is built up of two rings of roundels filled with five-petaled rosettes. Collars of filigree, apparently ancient, are at either side of the roundel zone. The other end has a...

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By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: W. Rome's Sale lot 479.); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

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Medium or Technique

Gold, glass paste


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands