Greek. <em>Acorn</em>, late 4th century B.C.E. Gold, 1 x 3/8 in. (2.6 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush, 71.79.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.71.79.1-.9_overall.jpg)



Medium: Gold

Dates:late 4th century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 x 3/8 in. (2.6 x 1 cm)


Accession Number: 71.79.7

Image: CUR.71.79.1-.9_overall.jpg,

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: Stem separated form acorn; seam in stem partly open; small bead bent at join with stem; dent in one side of acorn.

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