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Necklace of Shell Tubes and Shell Disks

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Provenance

1951, anonymous gift to the MFA (Accession Date: January 11, 1951).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Korean, Three Kingdoms Period, 57 B.C.–A.D. 668

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Length: 31.6 cm (12 7/16 in.), Shell Tube: 0.8 x 0.8 cm (5/16 x 5/16 in.), Shell Disk: 0.2 x 0.8 cm (1/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.51.71

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands