Necklace

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan I-II Period
about 1550–1400 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1537

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace. Composed of forty-six hollow gold beads of four different types.

Provenance

By 1902: on the art market in Athens (according to the shop owner: found in a tomb in Crete in 1902); 1902: purchased in Athens by Miss Rose Lamb; gift of Miss Rose Lamb to MFA, April 19, 1917

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rose Lamb