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Rock Crystal Amuletic Sphere Pendant

4th–5th century
Hunnic or Frankish
Rock crystal, gold
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 in. (4.4 x 3.7 x 3.7 cm)
Lapidary Work-Crystal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
Mrs. John Marshall, New York (until 1922)
Greenwich, CT. Bruce Museum. "Unearthing the Allure of Gems," April 26, 2003–September 7, 2003.

Brown, Katharine R. Guide to Provincial Roman and Barbarian Metalwork and Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981. p. 21, fig. 30.

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