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Three Double-Link Chains on a Ring


Byzantine
mid 6th century
34.7 cm (13 11/16 in.)
silver
BZ.1965.1.17.b-1

Not on view


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Additional Image b-1, b-2, b-3
b-1, b-2, b-3


Description
Three-strand double-link chains, with no intermediate elements, suspended from ring; one strand is complete, terminating in a hook. Other two 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.