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Four Fragmentary Chains on Suspension Device


Byzantine
mid 6th century
()
silver
BZ.1965.1.17.c-4

Not on view


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


Description
Four-strand single-link chain with four-prong suspension device without engraved detail. Suspension device has ring at top; one chain complete; two nearly complete but missing hooks; fourth missing two-thirds of length.


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.