26 - 27 October 2004
A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN GOLD SPIRAL SNAKE BRACELET
1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
The broad flattened hoop with terminals in the form of a cobra's head and undulating snake's tail, each end with scales rendered by detailed cross-hatching and a triangular collar with punched circles, details incised on the underside of the head
3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm.) diam.
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Animals, 1981, I, no. 162.
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