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Eros, God of Love
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Gold and glass bracelet with central medallion
Gold necklace with lion's head terminals
Gold beads with lotus flowers and circular bosses
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 162
The ribbon of intricate linked chains is decorated with a central medallion of Dionysos flanked by other pendant ornaments. It is not a true necklace but a hormos (collar) that was pinned to the clothing across the chest.
Richter, Gisela M.A. 1914. "Department of Classical Art Accessions 1913: Jewelry and Glass." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 9(12): pp. 257-58, fig. 1.
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