London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A ROMAN GOLD AND GARNET BEAD NECKLACE
MAINLY CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Composed of 52 graduated spherical garnet beads, ten rock crystal beads and five hollow gold 'berry' pendants each with granulated suspension loop, restrung
21¼ in. (54 cm.) long
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