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Gold disk with bezel-set carnelian carbochon

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Flat disk with two rows of raised dots, double twisted wire on inner and outer edges. Carnelian cabochon set in center. Two loops on back.

Provenance

By 1965, with Robert M. Simmons, Washington, DC; 1965, purchased by the MFA from Mr. Simmons. (Accession date: June 9, 1965)

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Marlik, Iron Age, 1st millennium

Object Place

Persia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter 3 cm

Accession Number

65.876

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment