Gold disk with bezel-set carnelian carbochon

Near Eastern, Iranian, Marlik
Iron Age
1st millennium


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter 3 cm

Accession Number

65.876

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Flat disk with two rows of raised dots, double twisted wire on inner and outer edges. Carnelian cabochon set in center. Two loops on back.

Provenance

By 1965, with Robert M. Simmons, Washington, DC; 1965, purchased by the MFA from Mr. Simmons.
(Accession date: June 9, 1965)

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund