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Section of a diadem in the form of a bar with a border and spiral pattern in filigree. Other bars apparently belonging to the same diadem are 98.791, 98.792. A pendant said to have been attached to the bar with two pendants (98.792) has come is now (2002) attached to this one (see photo). On the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Erotes tomb [at Eretria].); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 310–198 B.C.

Findspot

Eretria, Euboia, Greece

Dimensions

Length 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.793

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment