Strap necklace with a row of pendants

Greek
Hellenistic Period
230–200 B.C.


Dimensions

Length 37 cm.

Accession Number

01.8153

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

A braid of six strands with a row of fifty small gold pendants hanging from the middle portion (one pendant is missing). Each pendant has a small pyramid of beads on the bottom. On the face of each clasp is a uraeus serpent in filigree. Said to be from Egypt.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Egypt. =Sale of Col. of W. Rome F.S.A. March 20th 1901 lot 474); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution