University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 66-6-8
Current Location: Out on loan
Provenience: Northeast Aegean
Period: Early Bronze Age
Date Made: 2400 BC
Early Date: -2400
Late Date: -2400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Electrum
Gold
Width: 1cm
Outside Diameter:1.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hesperia Art, 1966

Description

"Shell" shape, made as were 66-6-7 a-h, with seven prongs. Just below clasp an applique boss surrounded by a flat applique ring. 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

Bibliography:

[Article] Bass, George F. 1970. "A Hoard of Trojan and Sumerian Jewelry". AJA. 74 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 337, pl. 86, fig. 16View 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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