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Armlet with female-head terminals

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The armlet is comprised of a hollow-gold band ending in women's heads. On the band, there is granular decoration in the form of triple chevrons. The band is crushed and flattened on one side. Similar to 48.293.

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: 9.6cm (3 3/4in.) Weight: 31.93 gm (0.07 lb.)

Accession Number

48.294

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets