Four-strand double-link chain with no intermediate elements; has a four-pronged suspension device with engraved detail on central rib and edges of each prong, the latter terminating in a knob; large separately-made ring through top loop. All chains terminate in plain hook, the wire twisted around attachment to chain three to four times.
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.