Armlet with female-head terminals

Italic, Etruscan
Classical Period
Late 5th century B.C.


Diameter: 9.6cm (3 3/4in.) Weight: 31.93 gm (0.07 lb.)

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On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)


Jewelry, The Ancient World


Bracelets and armlets

The armlet is comprised of a hollow-gold band ending in women’s heads. On the band, there is granular decoration in the form of triple chevrons. The band is crushed and flattened on one side. Similar to 48.293.


By date unknown: with Charles L. Morley, 25 East 83rd Street, New York, N.Y.; April 8, 1948: purchased by MFA from Charles L. Morley for $ 750.00 (the total price for MFA 48.293 and 48.294)

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund