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Gold, pearl, and glass necklace

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold, glass
Dimensions:
Other: 15 3/16 in. (38.6 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 1921
Accession Number:
21.29.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
The pearls are Roman.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1921. "Classical Accessions: Jewelry." Bullletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 16 (3): pp. 57, 59, fig. 1E.

Alexander, Christine. 1928. Jewelry: The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times as Illustrated in the Museum Collection. pl. 1, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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