Massive Roman Woven Gold Chain

original clasp and terminals

 

3rd - 4th Centuries AD, or earlier

 

Height: 50.4 cm.     (19 7/8 in.)

 

 

 

ex: private European collection, 2000. Previously, another private collection, 1980's - 1990's

 

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIII (New York, 2015) p.27

 

cf. Gonosova, Anna & Christine Konoleon; Art of late Rome and Byzantium in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, 1994) pp.402-403, no.136

 

 

 

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