Near Eastern, Anatolian
about 2400 B.C.
19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Hair ring, made of flat piece of gold, rolled over, to which are attached 9 chains, 2 only partial and 7 with gold triangles on end. Originally had six single-link soldered chains, three only partial, three ending with flat triangle of gold. Five additional gold triangles (68.130 (1-5)) attached by Research Laboratory in 1969. One gold triangle was removed and attached to 68.126 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