Massive Roman Woven Gold Chain

original clasp and terminals

3rd - 4th Centuries AD, or earlier

Height: 50.4 cm. (19 7/8 in.)

#3034

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

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

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