Roman gold and emerald necklace
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Roman gold and emerald necklace. Necklace composed of seven hexagonal emerald beads set on a gold chain. The links are flat, figures-of-eight shaped and attached to the beads by straight pieces of gold wire threaded through beads and then twisted through the main link. The emeralds are thougth to have come from Egypt.
43 AD - 410 AD