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Fragmentary Single-Link Chains


Early Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver
BZ.1965.1.17.a

Not on view


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Description
These fragmentary single-link chains have no intermediate elements or suspension devices; some fragments have hook ends.


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.