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plaquette
  • Italy
  • plaquette, 1300s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 6.98 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Allan Gerdau
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0084
Description
Literature

Gothic bronze plaquette that is round in form with a loop at the top for suspending it from a chain. There are four holes around the rim. The design is probably derived from an Arabic letter. Several letters appear on the obverse side; they are perhaps "amor". The back is flat.