Gold "armilla"

Gold "armilla"

Solid gold "armilla" representing a horned viper, recognizable by the protuberances on the head. This type of serpent bracelet, worn on the upper arm, appeared in Egypt in the 1st century BC. and continues to be worn today.

It is not known if it was inspired by the legend of the death of the great Cleopatra, ...
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€72

Characteristics

Dimensions :
Diam : 6,8 cm
Thème :
Middle East
Courant artistique :
Egyptian Antiquities
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Material :
Gold-plated
EAN :
3336728506362
Reference :
BB000216

Editor

Museum of Conservation :
LOUVRE

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