Pendant of white metal. A cylinder, probably an amuletic container, decorated with bands of twisted wire, is suspended from three chains which are linked by a ring above. From the cylinder three pairs of chains are suspended from metal loops below; and at each end a further pair of chains is suspended from a loop. At the end of each of the 5 pairs of chains is a section of metal plate, most in the shape of a diamond.
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