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Gold bracelet

Metropolitan Museum of Art0500/0700

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

This gold bracelet was part of hoards containing coins dating from AD 600 to 800. Found in the southern part of Sicily, it was probably buried for safekeeping during the frequent Arab raids for slaves and booty, which started in the AD 660s.

Details

  • Title: Gold bracelet
  • Creator: Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Date Created: 0500/0700
  • Location Created: Pantalica, Sicily
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 31 mm
  • Medium: gold
  • Copyright: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Alastair Bradley Martin, 1952 (52.76.1) © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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