Lot 76: Important matched pair of Bronze Age Near Eastern gold pendants, Tel el Ajjul type
November 30, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
Description: A rare matched pair with repousse and incised geometric motifs, original suspension loops intact. Late 2nd Millennium BC, Levant, probably Gaza
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Provenance: Private French collection, Mnsr. M. M., 1960's- 1980's, acquired by the current owner in Europe, 2001
Dimensions: 5,2 cm (2")
Literature: Art Loss Register certification November 2007, ref. #S00006285. Published, Antiquarium, Ltd. Ancient Treasures V (New York, 2007), p. 8