Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
late 4th century B.C.E.
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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush
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Greek. Acorn, late 4th century B.C.E. Gold, 1 x 3/8 in. (2.6 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Brush, 71.79.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.71.79.1-.180.jpg)
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Probably part of a necklace. Hollow, and made of two halves. The top is patterned in repousse, and the bottom is tipped with a small pyramidal knob. Acorn is attached to a stem (gold tube) which is fastened to a small hollow bead pierced horizontally for suspension.
Condition: Top of the acorn is dented and encrusted with dirt.
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