Near Eastern, Anatolian
about 2400 B.C.
21.8 cm (8 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Hair ring, flattened, to which are attached ten single-link chains with one gold triangle at the end of each. Originally had six single-link chains, three only partial, three with flat gold triangle on the end. Seven detached ornaments (68.130 (6-12)) reattached by Research Laboratory in 1969, one wrongly (belonging to 68.128) which was later attached to 68.128 in 1970. One more triangle (formerly on 68.127) was attached in 1970.
1968, sold by George Zacos (dealer), Basel, Switzerland, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 10, 1968)
Centennial purchase with funds donated by Landon T. Clay