EIGHT EARLY HELLENISTIC GREEK GOLD BEADS
A collection of eight early Hellenistic Greek gold beads including two repoussé ribbed barrel-beads with applied “beaded” wire terminals, and six intricately executed Herakles Knot beads, each decorated with a tiny sheet flower of eight petals with applied wire details and a central granule.
Magna Graecia (?), late 4th Century BC
Height: 16 mm. (0 5/8 in.)
Ex: Swiss private collection Swiss market, 1998.
Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) p.19
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston acc. no. 01.8175a-e.