Chain

Italic
Archaic Period


Dimensions

Length: 30 mm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.284

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fine woven wire; having a bulla-like ornament and five cylinders strung on it; a bar and a vase-shaped ornament fastened at the end. From Palestrina.

Provenance

According to the MFA Annual Report for 1902 the Buffum collection included a group of objects that "were all found at Palestrina many years ago, in the excavations conducted by Signor Castellani, Mr. Buffum being present at the time of their discovery"; by date unknown: William Arnold Buffum Collection (died 1901); 1901: inherited by Miss Charlotte Wissmann; gift of Miss Charlotte Wissmann to MFA, May 1, 1902

Credit Line

Gift of Miss C. Wissmann