Chain of Plaited Wire
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd-5th century C.E.
Roman Imperial Period
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Chain of Plaited Wire, 3rd-5th century C.E. Gold, Length: 31 7/8 in. (81 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.150. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.150_noneg_print_bw.jpg)
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Gold chain of plaited wire. Hook at one end, loop at the other, both attached to ribbed necks of square section. Drop pendant in openwork: Juxtaposed peltas and loops of twisted wire.
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