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Necklace

Date:
6th–8th century
Culture:
Byzantine (?)
Medium:
Gold, emeralds & agate intaglio
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 11/16 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in. (39.8 x 4.8 x 0.5 cm) Pendant: 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in. (6.3 x 4.8 x 0.5 cm) Agate intaglio: 1 1/4 x 1 1/16 x 3/16 in. (3.2 x 2.7 x 0.5 cm) Chain: 23 3/4 x 13/16 x 3/16 in. (60.4 x 2.1 x 0.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Purchase, funds from various donors, 1958
Accession Number:
58.43
Not on view
Inscription: (on intaglio) MATA OIA
[ Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, Geneva (sold 1958)]
Greenwich, CT. Bruce Museum. "Unearthing the Allure of Gems," April 26, 2003–September 7, 2003.

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