Spiral for the hair

Greek
Geometric Period
8th century B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

99.377

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Consists of a rather large wire of solid gold, each end being made square and decorated with short lines incised.

Provenance

By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: 1899 Bought in Corinth.); 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund