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Necklace

Native Name:
Harrar
Object Number:
87-13-109
Current Location:
Culture:
Coptic
Provenience:
Ethiopia
Section:
African
Materials:
Silver
Description:
Silver necklace in shape of a hollow crescent, hung on a silver chain. A row of small bells are suspended from the bottom of the crescent. The surface of the crescent is covered with intricate incising, beading and looped wirework. The chain is hung from six loops which are attached to the crescent diamond-shaped plaques which are covered with rows of breaking. (previously L-897-25).
Credit Line:
Purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Aurelio Cinquegrana
Other Number:
L-897-25   -   Old Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 16
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