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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.


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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants