London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A ROMAN SOLID GOLD SNAKE-HEADED BRACELET
1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Of penannular form, the broad hoop flat on the inside, with raised rib and raised ridges on the outside, the terminals in the form of snake heads with chased detail of markings, eyes and mouth
1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm.) diam. max.
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W. Hornbostel (ed.), Kunst der Antike, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, 1977, p. 480, no. 425.
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