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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Plaited gold necklace decorated with precious stones in the form of a butterfly; the head is a garnet, the body is a sapphire and two white stones form the wings.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1stC-2ndC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 32.1 centimetres
    • Weight: 238 grains
  • Bibliography

    • Jewellery 2746 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G70/dc32

  • Exhibition history


    2005 11 Nov-2006 26 Feb, Italy, Rome, Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, The Castellani and Italian Archaeological Jewellery

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number



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