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Pendant in the form of an amphora

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An amphora pendant (for an earring or necklace) made of lapis lazuli with gold accents at the handles, lid and base. A loop-in-loop chain and open hoop form the suspension arrangement (this may not be original). The gold lid is decorated with a filigree rosette and a twisted filigree border...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome. [with 01.8170]); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 330–300 B.C.


Overall: 2.4cm (15/16in.) Overall: 3.57 gm (0.01 lb.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold and lapis lazuli


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants