Gold and garnet pendant amphora and chain with tripod stand
Miniature amphorai were a popular type of decoration for necklaces and earrings in the third and second centuries B.C. They form some of the most attractive and finely worked pieces of Hellenistic jewelry. In addition to a gold suspension chain, there is a stand with three charming dolphin-shaped legs. The combination of amphora and stand is extremely unusual, suggesting that not only the pendant but also its contents were highly prized.