Collection of gold jewellery by Unknown Artist

Collection of over 75 pieces of jewellery, including; 15 rings, 2 bracelets, 4 fibulae, 2 diadems, a myrtle spray, 8 ear-rings, Mycenaean bead in the shape of a lily and 12 wire spirals for hair decoration.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Lord Elgin

Provenance

7th Earl of Elgin; by descent.

Venue details

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

Entry details

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