Agora Object: J 250
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   J 250
Inventory Number:   J 250
Section Number:   ΒΖ 1075
Excavation Number:   handler:2004:f:16
Title:   Gold Jewelry
Category:   Jewelry & Gems
Description:   Very good condition. Two petals missing from the top rosette. The center petals on proper right rosette are slightly bent backward (intentionally?); on proper left, one is bent while opposite one is missing. Tiny pin holes through foil backing rosettes. The rosettes where possibly once filled with enamel. Loop slightly crushed.
Small gold pendant from a necklace or earring.
Shape as an elongated wishbone. Loop at top with six-petalled rosette where it connects to the apex of the wishbone. The attachment loop is a thin strap of gold constricted at top. Attached to the two ends of the wishbone are six-petalled rosettes above clusters of grapes.
Cf. Williams and Ogden (1994), #106 (6-petalled flowers), #93 (triangle of grains).
Context:   Fill in Roman Room I.
Notebook Page:   6899
Dimensions:   H. 0.022; W. 0.012
Material:   Gold
Date:   10 June 2004
Section:   ΒΖ
Grid:   J/15-1/12
Elevation:   52.779m.
Masl:   52.779m.
Lot:   Lot ΒΖ 1484
Basket:   handler:2004:b:7
Bibliography:   Hesperia 76 (2007), p. 644, fig. 19 (left).
Published Type:   Williams and Ogden (1994), nos. 106, 93.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 76 (2007)
Report: 2004 Excavations
Images (4)
Card: J 250