London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN GOLD PENDANT NECKLACE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The strap necklace composed of three loop-in-loop chains suspended with pendant spheres each with pyramid of four granules, one terminal of the chain with filigree and granulated decoration, clasp and one terminal later
12¾ in. (32.4 cm.) long
Formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection (1868-1948).
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Cf. F. H. Marshall, Catalogue of the Jewellery, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman, The British Museum, London, 1969, pp. 314-315, pl. LVIII, no. 2719 for a similar necklace, the clasps with uraei decoration.
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