Necklace

Italic, Etruscan
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2879

Medium or Technique

Gold and glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Composed of small bars of gold alternating with two rows of blue glass beads. In the center, four gold pendants decorated with rosettes and human heads. See 13.2860.

Provenance

About 1879, discovered on property belonging to the Count Lucioli, Chiusi, Italy (one of a group of objects said to have been found together in a tomb near Chiusi, probably in the Colle Lucioli just east of Chiusi, MFA 13.2860-13.2901). By 1913: with Raoul Tolentino, 57 Via Sistina, Rome; purchased by MFA from Raoul Tolentino, November 6, 1913

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912