Pendant

Greek
4th century B.C.?


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.016 W.

Accession Number

17.1538

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Crescent-shaped, the points decorated with granulated pyramids surrounded on the front by rosettes, and holding between them a piece of plasma. At the top, a loop, decorated with a rosette.

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