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7th century B.C., 8th century B.C.
This cross, which can still be opened and closed, is composed of two bronze boxes that were molded and held by hinges. A thick suspension ring enabled the encolpion to be worn as a pendant.
The two bracelets, which look very similar but are not identical, are composed of several twisted wires of silver arranged in a semi-circle; they are soldered to two triangular plates that form the ends of the adornment.
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