Agora Object: J 65
Inventory Number:   J 65
Section Number:   ΕΕ 269
Title:   Mass of Gold Ornaments
Category:   Jewelry & Gems
Description:   This group consists of thirty rosettes, five ivy-leaf pieces and one shell-shaped ornament.
Ivy-leaf ornaments: four of them are complete, though slightly bent; one is somewhat broken. Decoration in low repouseé: a conventional ivy-leaf formed by two volutes crowned by curving lines. None are pierced. Cf. J 64.
Shell-shaped: lower edge straight, upper edge scalloped; converging flutes running downward; small eight-petalled rosette in center. Pierced at edge. Cf. J 84.
Rosette: one of the rosettes is half only; the others are largely complete, though slightly bent and with occasional chips missing. Eight-petalled rosette with central dot; pierced around the edges for attachment.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Mycenaean chamber tomb; N.W. part, along foot of ledge, 0.90 to 1.25m. from north end of chamber.
Cf. J 46.
Handling:   Stoa Gallery
Notebook Page:   486, 513
Negatives:   Leica, color slide, XVIII-89, 84-9-7
Dimensions:   Diam. (rosettes, average measurement) 0.025; L. (shell-shsaped) 0.033, (ivy-leaf, average measurement) 0.049; W. (ivy-leaf, average measurement) ca. 0.04
Material:   Gold
Date:   2 June 1939
Section:   ΕΕ
Deposit:   N 21-22:1
Bibliography:   Langenbucher (2007), p. 82, fig. 85B.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 290, fig. 32.
    AJA 43 (1939), p. 585, fig. 16.
    Agora XIII, pp. 168-169, pls. (33, 77), nos. I 25 (ivy-leaves), I 26 (shell-shaped), I 27 (rosettes).
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:J 64
    Agora:Object:J 84
References:   Publication: Agora XIII
Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Images (10)
Deposit: N 21-22:1
Card: J 65
Card: J 65