Reproduction of gold double-eagle pendant

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic I Period
about 1901
From mold by E. Gilliéron & Fils (Swiss), Manufactured by Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF) (German, 1853–present)


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.035 H. 0.04 W.

Accession Number

01.5412

Medium or Technique

Gilt-copper-alloy electrotype

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Original gold pendant in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens (Late Helladic I Period, about 1550-1500 B.C., excavated in 1876 in Shaft Grave III, Grave Circle A, Mycenae).

Two eagles, breast to breast, with heads turned back. From a necklace.

Provenance

Purchased of Galvanoplastische Kunstanstalt, Geislingen, for $354.54 (this is the total price for MFA 01.5355-01.5424)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund