Gold Bracelet by Graeco-Scythian

The bracelet is of twisted gold wire ending in ponies' heads of repousse gold, encrusted with coloured glass.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 cm
Art Fund grant:
£300 ( Total: £600)
Acquired in:
1957

It was found in South Russia and is a fine example of Graeco-Scythian gold-work, an important class of jewellery.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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