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Gold pendant link

-400/-200

Conjunto Arqueológico de Cástulo

Conjunto Arqueológico de Cástulo

This link would consist in a sumptuous string of a relevant person in the Iberian world or a priestess.

This element defines the importance and social status of women in the highest social class in the iberian time. This elite women seem to have been important in the religious ambit (priestesses) and as guarantors of aristocratic lineage.

Technique and iconography show an oriental influence, though nuanced and evolved by the indigenous ideology.

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Details

  • Title: Gold pendant link
  • Date Created: -400/-200
  • Location: Archaeological Museum of Linares
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 0.16 cm Width: 0.14 cm Thickness: 0.05 cm Weight: 1.71 g
  • Provenance: Iberian shrine of Collado de los Jardines, Santa Elena (Jaén)
  • Medium: Gold

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