Spiral

Italic, Etruscan
Orientalizing or Archaic Period
mid 7th–6th century B.C.


Accession Number

95.93

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Metal spiral ornaments, possibly for adorning hair. The band is decorated with a small braid pattern, and small shield-like objects are affixed at intervals.

Provenance

By 1892: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: purchased in Rome, 1892); February 1895: Anonymous gift to MFA

Credit Line

Anonymous gift