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Brooch

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)

Dimensions

2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.229

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Brooches

A long plate with rounded ends; thread-gold work, with three elliptical sockets for stones now lost.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: found in loose earth of lower town: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America