Archaic Greek Gold Hairpin

with granulated decoration

7th - 6th Centuries BC

Height: 10.2 cm. (4 in.)

#2909

ex: private European collection, late 1960’s

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures V. (New York, 2007) p.13

Comparanda: Jacobsthal, Paul ; Greek Pins and their Connexions with Europe & Asia (Oxford, 1956) pp.20-39; cat. nos.162, 547, 98-102 Marshall, FH ; Catalogue of the Jewellery Greek, Etruscan & Roman in the Department of Antiquities, British Museum (London, 1911) nos.969, 548