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This Early Imperial Roman Gold Pendant in the shape of a snake was made from a gold wire. It features an “S” shape and shows signs of its use during Antiquity.
Roman, Roman Imperial
1st century A.D., 2nd century A.D.
L : 7 cm
Amulet, Animal, Jewelry, Metalwork
Complete and in very good condition.
A circular vessel with a rounded profile, an inwardly rolled edge and a small disk-shaped, low foot. The medallion, with its brown background, is decorated in the “champlevé” technique. The animal represented in the tondo is a hare.
This animal, which can certainly be identified as a canid is seated with its legs folded under its body, its head raised and directed towards the viewer.
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