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Pin

Long, pointed shaft curves gracefully at the top into a carefully rendered snake's body and head, with skull and incised scales described in detail. Tarnished, with some corrosion along shaft, especially toward the point.

Provenance

By 1971: with Mohammed Yeganeh, Gallery of Greek and Roman and Byzantine Art, Telemannstrasse 5, 6000 Frankfurt-Main, Germany; gift of Mohammad Yeganeh to MFA, November 8, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Mohammad Yeganeh

Greco-Roman,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L. 0.146 m.

Accession Number

1972.976

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches