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Armlet with feline-head terminals

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The armlet is comprised of a hollow-gold band ending in panthers' heads. On band, there is granular decoration in the form of triple chevrons. Similar to 48.294.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Charles L. Morley, 25 East 83rd Street, New York, N.Y.; April 8, 1948: purchased by MFA from Charles L. Morley for $ 750.00 (the total price for MFA 48.293 and 48.294)

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Classical Period, Late 5th century B.C.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9.2cm (3 5/8in.) Weight: 31 gm (0.07 lb.)

Accession Number

48.293

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets