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Gold strap necklace with seedlike pendants

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 330–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); length 12 3/4 in. (32.3 cm); length of terminals 13/16 in. (2 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1217.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Gold strap necklace with seed-like pendants, part of the Madytos Jewelry.
Said to be from Madytos in the Thracian Chersonesos

Robinson, Edward. 1906. "Greek Jewelry." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(8): pp. 118-20.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 151, fig. 96, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 328-29, fig. 231, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Alexander, Christine. 1928. Jewelry: The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times as Illustrated in the Museum Collection. p. 11, fig. 14, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 330-31, fig. 234, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 289, pl. 129b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1978. Antichnoe iskusstvo iz muzeia Metropoliten, Soedinennye Shtaty Ameriki: Katalog vystavki. no. 70, Moscow: Sovetskii Khudozhnik.

von Bothmer, Dietrich and Joan R. Mertens. 1982. The Search for Alexander: Supplement to the Catalogue. no. S23, pp. 6-7, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Williams, Dyfri and Jack Ogden. 1994. Greek Gold: Jewelry of the Classical World. no. 64, pp. 112-13, fig. 37, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

Pandermalis, Dimitrios. 2004. Alexander the Great: Treasures from an Epic Era of Hellenism no. 19, p. 130, New York: The Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA), Inc.

Stone, Elizabeth. 2007. "An Early Image of Maitreya as a Brahman Ascetic?." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 42: p. 67, fig. 18.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 168, pp. 149, 436, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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