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A GREEK GOLD FEMALE HEAD PENDANT
A GREEK GOLD FEMALE HEAD PENDANT

LATE CLASSICAL TO EARLY HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

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A GREEK GOLD FEMALE HEAD PENDANT
LATE CLASSICAL TO EARLY HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Her oval face with small convex eyes and a straight nose, wearing circular earrings and a pendant on a single-strand necklace, her center-parted wavy locks pulled back from her face, a top-knot at the crown of her head, a suspension loop above, the collar with a band of beaded wire
1 in. (2.5 cm.) long
Provenance
Francesca Artuner, Brussels, 1992.
Thereafter acquired by the current owner, New York.

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For a similar example, hanging from an elaborate necklace, see no. 1952 in F.H. Marshall, Catalogue of the Jewellery, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman, in the Departments of Antiquities, British Museum.

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