9 December 2008
A LATE CHALCOLITHIC GOLD AMULET
ANATOLIAN OR BALKAN, CIRCA 5TH MILLENNIUM B.C.
The circular body with a large central perforation, a trapezoidal flange at one end, also perforated
11/16 in (1.7 cm.) long
Belgian Private Collection, 1980s.
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For related examples and a discussion of the type, found throughout the Balkans, the Aegean and Anatolia, see no. 1.e, p. 30-31 in Rudolph, A Golden Legacy, Ancient Jewelry from the Burton Y. Berry Collection at the Indiana University Art Museum.
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