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Bracelet in the form of a snake

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Flat spiral of three half turns. Plain except for ends in the form of a serpent's head and back.

Provenance

Until 1884, Alfred Greenough (b. 1843/44 - d. 1884), Milton, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker (b. 1817/18 - d. 1908); 1885, gift of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 7, 1865)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Greek, Hellenistic Period, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.05 D.

Accession Number

85.252

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets