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2nd Part

ANCIENT JEWELLERY EXHIBITED IN ANATOLIAN CIVILIZATIONS MUSEUM

Nobs and Needles

 

Name:

A Fibula

Type:

Electrum

Location where it came from:

Gordion

Way of Coming:

Exc. find

Dimensions:

H:3.4cm D:4.3cm

Period

The Phrygian Period

It is flat, in a bow shape and has two nodes, its needle is broken from the attachment point and it is ornamented with two triangles in the form of a thin line.

Name:

Needle with lion head

Type:

Gold

Location where it came from:

Not known

Way of Coming:

Confiscation

Dimensions::

L:6.5cm

Weight:

8.5 gr

Period:

The 4th century BC


A lion head is made of thin gold sheet with a repousse technique. A mouth of the lion is open and its sharp tongue is out. Solid short needle body is soldered to the empty neck part formed by filigreed spiral ornaments. Six golden wires coming out from the neck are wound on the needle and thinned towards the end.

 

Name:

A Needle head

Type:

Gold

Location where it came from:

Giresun, Büyük Eyrice Village

Way of Coming:

Treasure find

Dimensions:

D:3.1cm Thick.:1.9cm

Weight:

1.05gr.

Period:

The 2nd century AD

It is made of a thin golden sheet. It is empty inside. It may be a relief partitioned needle head. In the middle of it, there is a hole with its front side big and backside small. The perimetre of the small one is surrounded with vertical grooves and thin golden wire.

 

Name:

A Needle

Type:

Gold (low fineness)

Location where it came from:

Kayseri

Way of Coming:

Purchase

Dimensions::

L:6.4cm W:1.1cm

Weight:

2.1 gr.

Period:

The Early Byzantine Period

Four small spheres in cross arrangement are mounted on a head of a sharp pointed body. The leaf motifs made with filigreed technique and placed opposit each other form the spheres. There is a filigreed rosette in the middle