University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS3341B
Current Location: Collections storage
Etruscan (uncertain)
Provenience: Italy
Period: 19th Century
Length: 3.2cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896


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.


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

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