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Spiral for the leg or arm

Thick wire, still elastic, flattened at both ends, where it has six heart-shaped designs stamped. Each end terminates in an animal's head.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Forman Sale II, lot 340.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman,

Accession Number

01.8188

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets