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Three Double-Link Chains Suspended from a Hook


Byzantine
mid 6th century
44 cm (17 5/16 in.)
silver
BZ.1965.1.17.b-3

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 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.