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Sword Chain

Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Celtic
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 18 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. (46.3 x 4.1 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.256
Not on view
From Northern France.; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Morel, Léon. La Champagne Souterraine: Résultat de 30 années de Fouilles Archéologiques dans la Marne: Période Gauloise d'avant la Conquête Romaine. Paris, 1890. fig. 17, cf. pl. 38, fig. 17.

Déchelette, Joseph. Manuel d'archéologie Préhistorique celtique et gallo-romaine. Vol. 1-7. Paris: A. Picard et Fils, 1908. pp. 120-1235, 3rd part, cites similar chians as part of woman's belt.

Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 256, pl. XIII.



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