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Pendant

Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Greece (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1450 BC-ca. 1100 BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold hung with engraved red jasper

  • Museum number:

    8793-1863

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold pendant hung with a lenticular gem of red jasper engraved with two lions.

Place of Origin

Greece (made)

Date

ca. 1450 BC-ca. 1100 BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold hung with engraved red jasper

Dimensions

Height: 3.9 cm, Width: 1.6 cm, Depth: 0.6 cm

Object history note

Webb Collection

Descriptive line

Pendant, gold hung with a lenticular gem of red jasper engraved with two lions, Greece, Mycenaean period, about 1450-1100 BC

Materials

Gold; Jasper

Techniques

Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Lions (animals)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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