Closeup of 1st AD Roman gold filagree lunula pendant on gold and agate necklace. Held at Walters (Acc 57.525). 1 3/8" w x 3/8" d x 14" l (3.5 x 0.9 x 35.5 cm); as photographed at clasp: 3 15/16" w x 7 7/8" l (10 x 20 cm)
A ROMAN GOLD PENDANT CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. Formed of a sheet disk with a cut out at the base to form a crescent, embellished on both sides with granulation and twisted wire filigree, with a schematic shrine at the center containing a rudimentary figure of mummified Osiris, flanked by uraei, surrounded by a border of filigree plain wires and twisted wires, hemispheres at each end and below the ribbed tubular suspension loop
Necklace; three strands separated in center by a long vertical gold bead. The two upper strands of small gold, carnelian, and blue glass balls; lower strand of small gold balls and pendants of gold, amazon stone, and blue glass. At each end three gold tubular beads.