University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 66-6-10
Current Location: Out on loan
Provenience: Northeast Aegean
Period: Early Bronze Age
Date Made: 2400 BC
Early Date: -2400
Late Date: -2400
Width: 1.1cm
Outside Diameter:1.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hesperia Art, 1966


"Shell" shape, made as were 66-6-7 a-h, with seven prongs. Just below clasp a conical boss flanked by single S-spirals (one facing foreward, the other backward). Opposite end of "shell" decorated with four rows of granulation separated by wire strips. Similar to Early Bronze Age jewelry of Troy, Lemnos (Poliochni), and Ur.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean Bronze Age (1969 - 1975)View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Trojan Gold ( Jul 1966 - 1969)View Objects in Exhibition
Great Sites: Troy ( Jan 2009 - Jan 2009)View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Bass, George F. 1970. "A Hoard of Trojan and Sumerian Jewelry". AJA. 74 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 337, pl. 86, fig. 18View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bass, George F. 1966. "Troy and Ur: Gold Links Between Two Ancient Capitals". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 8 (4) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 35View Objects cited in this Publication

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