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Necklace of assorted gold and carnelian beads, with gold terminals and carnelian pendant

5th–4th century B.C.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Necklace of assorted gold and carnelian beads, with gold terminals and carnelian pendant
  • Date Created: 5th–4th century B.C.
  • Physical Dimensions: Length (a. (43 lements)): 10 in. (25.4 cm) pendant: 1 1/2 × 5/16 in. (3.8 × 0.8 cm) Diameter (largest carnelian pendant): 7/16 in. (1.2 cm) Diameter (smallest carnelian pendant): 3/16 in. (0.5 cm) Diameter (gold spacers laegest): 3/8 in. (1 cm) Diameter (gold spacers, smalest): 1/4 in. (0.6 cm) Diameter (average small gold beads): 1/8 in. (0.4 cm) Length (right clasp): 11/16 in. (1.8 cm) Length (left clasp): 11/16 in. (1.7 cm)
  • Type: Necklace
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/242822
  • Medium: Gold
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Period: Classical
  • Culture: Cypriot

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