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Three Double-Link Chains Suspended from a Hook

mid 6th century
44 cm (17 5/16 in.)

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Three-strand double-link chain, with no intermediate elements, suspended from a hook; all three strands are incomplete.

Acquisition History
Originally found near the village of Kumluca, Turkey.

Purchased from George Zacos (dealer) by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Switzerland, 1965.

Given by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., 1965.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.