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Hair ring

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Hair ring, flattened, to which are attached ten single-link chains with one gold triangle at the end of each. Originally had six single-link chains, three only partial, three with flat gold triangle on the end. Seven detached ornaments (68.130 (6-12)) reattached by Research Laboratory in 1969,...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with George Zacos, Basel, Switzerland; purchased from George Zacos by MFA with funds provided by Landon T. Clay; accessioned as Centennial gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA, April 10, 1968

Credit Line

Centennial Gift of Landon T. Clay

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Bronze Age, about 2400 B.C.

Dimensions

21.8 cm (8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.126

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings