Necklace

Italic
Archaic Period


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.555 L.

Accession Number

02.291

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Ten corrugated cylinders strung alternately with ten flat circular pendants ornamented on upper side with dots and circles; corroded and mended. 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