necklet (neck ornament (personal adornment))

Necklet formed of 29 copper plaques strung together on red cord, with an additional copper gilt trumpet-shaped element at each end of the cord. Each plaque terminates on the inner edge in 4 dentate shapes and at the outer with three petal shapes from which in one instance a tiny pendant hangs; others may once have existed but if so are now missing. The surface of each plaque is decorated with raised floral motifs around a central circular concave motif. Approx. diameter 8".

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