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Brooch

A long plate with rounded ends; thread-gold work, with three elliptical sockets for stones now lost.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: found in loose earth of lower town: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Accession Number

84.229

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches