London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A ROMAN GOLD SPIRALLY TWISTED ADJUSTABLE BRACELET
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
The tapering hoop with knobbed terminals, one with attachment loop so that the flexible hoop can be opened and closed with a hook-and-eye clasp
2½ in. (6.3 cm.) diam.
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Cf. F. H. Marshall, Catalogue of the Jewellery, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman, The British Museum, London, 1969, p. 326, pl. LXIII, no. 2793 for similar.
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