Medium: Gold

Dates:late 4th century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7/8 x 3/8 in. (2.3 x 1 cm)


Accession Number: 71.79.2

Catalogue Description:
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: Lower portion of acorn is dented.

Brooklyn Museum