Necklace of assorted beads

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan Period
1800–1550 B.C.


Accession Number

2001.162

Medium or Technique

Stone and gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Random assortment of stone beads (steatite?) of various shapes, one sard rectangular gem intaglio of dolphin to left, and one gold button with raised center and four holes along edge.

Provenance

By 1968: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (said to be from Lebena); loaned to MFA by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III, November 7, 1968 (loan no. 51.68); gift to MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III, March 21, 2001, in memory of Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule