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Late Roman Pendant

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In the form of an encircled cross, this pendant of twisted and stamped wires is inset with four glass pastes and one garnet (Bloodstone) in the center of the cross. The loop is a rolled wide band with slight ridges.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Bank Leu & Co., Bahnhofstrasse 32, 8022 Zürich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co., June 1, 1966

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Roman, A.D. 300–400

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Max. Diameter of circle: 0.021 m.

Accession Number

66.319

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants