University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:66-6-9
Current Location: On Loan
Provenience: Northeast Aegean
Period: Early Bronze Age
Date Made: 2400 BC
Early Date: -2400
Late Date: 2400 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Electrum
Gold
Width: 1.2 cm
Outside Diameter:1.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hesperia Art, 1966

Description

"Shell" shape, with seven prongs (cf. 66-6-7 and 66-6-8). Just below clasp an applique boss, surrounded by a wire ring which is not completely closed. Four rows of granulation on opposite end of shell are separated by wire strips. Similar to Early Bronze Age jewelry of Troy, Lemnos (Poliochni), and Ur.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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
Classical Gallery: Aegean Bronze Age (1969 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Bass, George F. 1970. "A Hoard of Trojan and Sumerian Jewelry". AJA. 74View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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