Massive Roman Woven Gold Chain

original clasp and terminals


3rd - 4th Centuries AD, or earlier


Height: 50.4 cm.     (19 7/8 in.)




ex: private European collection, 2000. Previously, another private collection, 1980's - 1990's


Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIII (New York, 2015) p.27


cf. Gonosova, Anna & Christine Konoleon; Art of late Rome and Byzantium in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, 1994) pp.402-403, no.136





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