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Acorn

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Greek
MEDIUM Gold
DATES late 4th century B.C.E.
PERIOD Hellenistic Period
DIMENSIONS 1 in. (2.6 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 71.79.3
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Probably part of a necklace. Hollow, and made of two halves. The top is patterned in repousse, and the bottom is tipped with a small pyramidal knob. Acorn is attached to a stem (gold tube) which is fastened to a small hollow bead pierced horizontally for suspension. Condition: Opposite sides of acorn dented.
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