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Clothing attachment with bands of vegetal ornament

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One of a group of three votive "shields" or discs, probably for attachment to clothing (see 1972.200 and 1972.202). This shield is decorated with four concentric bands of running ornment in filigree wire around a central rosette in two layers. The inner layer of the rosette has ten petals, the...

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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: 3.5 cm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs