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bracelet

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1916,0704.5

  • Description

    Bracelet; gold; one of a pair; spiral, in the form of a snake with undulating tail; cross-hatching to head and end part of tail; head features incised.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1stC-2ndC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 38.7 grammes
    • Diameter: 70 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published: W. Dennison, A Gold Treasure of the Late Roman Period (University of Michigan Studies Humanistic Series, Vol. XII), london, 1918, no 24, p. 154, pl. XLVII; L. Wamser, Die Welt von Byzanz - Europas ostliches Erbe - Glanz, Krisen, und Fortleben einer tausendjahrigen Kultur, Munich, 2004, no. 497. Pair with 1916,0714.6

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  • Bibliography

    • Tait 1976 191c bibliographic details
    • Tait 1986a 222 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2004 21 Oct-2005 3 Apr, Germany, Munich, Archäologische Staatssammlung, The World of Byzantium

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1916

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1916,0704.5

Bracelet; gold; one of a pair; spiral, in the form of a snake with undulating tail; cross-hatching to head and end part of tail; head features incised.

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