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Pendant in the form of a bottle (unguentarium)

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A pendant in the form of a bottle with cylindrical neck and egg-shaped body. The shape recalls perfume bottles ("unguentaria"). A hole in the base indicates that the terminal ornament is missing. The bottle is covered with filigree ornament. The neck, which is bordered above and below with...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical Period, 400–320 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.02 H.

Accession Number

01.8162

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs