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Twisted Torc

ca. 1000 B.C.– 800 B.C.

Bronze

17.5 × 1.3 cm (6 7/8 × 1/2in.)
other: 16.5 cm (6 1/2in.)
Purchased in honor of Bernice Parent with gifts from Susan B. Matheson and Jerome J. Pollitt, B.A. 1957; Jock Reynolds and Suzanne Hellmuth; Frederick R., B.A. 1950, and Jan Mayer; Mimi Gardner Gates, Ph.D. 1981; Allan S., B.A. 1957, and Alice D. Kaplan; Gilbert H. Kinney, B.A. 1953, M.A. 1954; and the bequest of Dr. Kenneth A. Householder, B.Arch 1947
2006.113.2
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
European
Period: 
Late Bronze Age
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Gallery Weber Kunsthandel, Cologne; Michael Ward and Co., acquired from the above, 2000; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 2006..

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 216, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.