Quadruple-spiral

bead

Inv. no. Aap 115, Бз 45, П 87, D 5988
Material: Gold; weight 3.02 g
Technique: Forging
Size: Length 1.98 cm; width 1.87 cm; thickness 0.29 cm
Quadruple-spiral

The bead consists of two double spirals formed from thin narrow plates rolled at both ends. The bases of the spirals are intertwined in such a way that there is a channel between the plates for inserting a thread. The spirals are asymmetrical.

Slightly soiled. One of the spirals is broken at the base and is set on with tin solder (?).

  • Quadruple-spiral
  • Quadruple-spiral
  • Quadruple-spiral
  • Quadruple-spiral