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Four Fragmentary Chains on Suspension Device

mid 6th century

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Additional Image C-3, C-4, and C-5
C-3, C-4, and C-5

Four-strand single-link chains with four-prong suspension device without engraved detal. Suspension ring is missing from top. Two chains are nearly complete in length but missing hooks at bottom (one is broken), third chain is about half length; fourth has only three links.

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.