Early Aegean, Helladic
13th century B.C.
Length x width: 7.5 x 7.2 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Red steatite. Carved on both with slots for casting blue glass relief beads-necklace pendants, earring discs, bracket, volute, cockle-shell, rosette plaque, nautilus, bee and drop pendants (14 different shapes included). Slots for wires to make string holes.
By 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (said to be from Mycenae); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., March 9, 1966
Mary L. Smith Fund