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Forty-six small roundels, with soldered loop at top for suspension, decorated with concentric circles around a central boss and edged with row of dots punched from behind. Cut from sheet gold. These ornaments appear to have formed the burial jewelry of a high-born woman, not unlike the gold...

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Provenance

By 1968: 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

Diameter (max): 43-45 mm.

Accession Number

68.117.1-46

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment