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Clothing attachment with bands of radiating ornament

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One of a group of three votive "shields" or discs, probably for attachment to clothing (see 1972.200 and 1972.201). The shield has three bands of radiating and running ornament in twisted wire filigree and granulation around a central rosette. The rosette has two raised tiers, the inner with 6...

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By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; April 12, 1972: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 200 B.C.


Diameter: 3.2 cm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs