University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:66-6-6
Current Location: Out on loan
Provenience: Northeast Aegean
Period: Early Bronze Age
Date Made: 2400 BC
Early Date: -2400
Late Date: -2400
Height: 3.2cm
Width: 2.1cm
Depth: 0.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hesperia Art, 1966


Four cones of coiled wire surrounded by double-wire hoop. Each pair of cones made of single wire. All of the wires of the cones and the hoop are twisted singly. Three cylinders of coiled wire are attached to top of hoop, one on top of the other, as spacers between three necklace strings from which hoop was suspended. 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
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017)View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Bass, George F. 1970. "A Hoard of Trojan and Sumerian Jewelry". AJA. 74 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 338, pl. 86, fig. 23View 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) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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