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The silver hoop swells to an unengraved bezel in the center. The size of the bracelet suggests that it was worn by a man.


By date unknown: with George Zakos, Engelgasse 65, Basel, Switzerland; in 1970: purchased from George Zakos by Gawain McKinley, 121 Washington Place, New York, N.Y. 10014, through H. J. P. Bomford in London; December 7, 1983: purchased by MFA from Gawain McKinley with funds provided by Dennis Kapp

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Gift of Mr. Dennis Kapp

Roman, Western Mediterranean, Imperial Period, 2nd -3rd Century A.D.

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets