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Pendant

Crescent-shaped, the points decorated with granulated pyramids surrounded on the front by rosettes, and holding between them a piece of plasma. At the top, a loop, decorated with a rosette.

Provenance

By 1902: on the art market in Athens (according to the shop owner: found in a tomb in Crete in 1902); 1902: purchased in Athens by Miss Rose Lamb; gift of Miss Rose Lamb to MFA, April 19, 1917

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rose Lamb

Greek, 4th century B.C.?

Accession Number

17.1538

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants