Pendant

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 2.5cm (1in.) Overall: 3.38 gm (0.01 lb.)

Accession Number

13.176

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants

There is a pear-shaped with loop at the top of the pendant for suspension. The granulated decoration is arranged in zones: (1) Triangles; (2) Men, stags and triangles; (3) Swastikas; (4) N repeated seven times. On the bottom there is a swastika in a circle. Condition: A hole in the 3rd and 4th zones; pendant is dented in places.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Suessula); January 2, 1913: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren