Adjustable bracelet

Roman, Western Mediterranean
Imperial Period
2nd -3rd Century A.D.

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Medium or Technique


On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)


Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World


Bracelets and armlets

The silver hoop swells to an unengraved bezel in the center. The size of the bracelet suggests that it was worn by a man.


By date unknown: with George Zakos, Engelgasse 65, Basel, Switzerland; in 1970: purchased from George Zakos by Gawain McKinley, 121 Washington Place, New York, N.Y. 10014, through H. J. P. Bomford in London; December 7, 1983: purchased by MFA from Gawain McKinley with funds provided by Dennis Kapp

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Dennis Kapp