Ancient Greek Gold Miniature Amphora Pendant

GBP 495.00

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Object Description

An ancient Greek Hellenistic hollow gold pendant, finely modelled in the shape of a miniature amphora. The pendant stands on a flat, out-splayed foot from which its small waisted body raises, featuring two S-shaped handles enriched by gold granules. To the top, the piece presents a tubular suspension loop, embellished with gold granules at each side. The pendant might have originally being part of an earring: earrings with amphorae pendants have been largely recovered from Greek and roman territories.

Date: Circa 4th-3rd Century BC
Period: Hellenistic

Object Condition

Very fine condition, some earthly encrustations remain on the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:0.7 x H:1.3 centimeters

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA

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