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Object Number:
MS3341
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Greek
Etruscan (uncertain)
Provenience:
Italy
Date Made:
599-500 BC
Early Date:
-599
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Gold
Description:
Intact. Below is a biconvex circular element with decoration in extrmely fine granulation on one side, a 4 petal rosette in center encircled by 4 heart-shaped motifs in outline. The other side is plain. This element is joined to a second, slightly smaller element above, convex on one side, flat on the other, by a vertical wire ending in a loop threaded thru a smaller loop. The second element is decorated on the convex surface with 4 groups of concentric triangles also in very fine granulation. The other side is plain and from its center projects a large hook.

Bibliography:

[Chapter] Turfa, Jean M. "Etruscan" Gold from Cerveteri (and Elsewhere) in the University of Pennsylvania Museum, in Bell, Sinclair & Nagy, Helen. New Persectives on Etruria and Early Rome: In Honor of Richard De Puma. 91-118. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 96-98, fig. 6.3
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