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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1966.154
People
Attributed to Giacinto Melillo, Italian (1845 - 1915)
Title
Scarabaei Necklace
Classification
Jewelry
Work Type
necklace
Date
before 1892
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227753
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold and pearls with steatite scarabs
Dimensions
when opened: 66 cm (26 in.)
largest scarab: 8 x 3 x 1.5 cm (3 1/8 x 1 3/16 x 9/16 in.)
Provenance
Edwin Hale Abbot Jr., Bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1966.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Edwin H. Abbot
Accession Year
1966
Object Number
1966.154
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

"The Etruscan Influence", Index Magazine ([e-journal], September 20, 2018), https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/article/the-etruscan-influence, accessed September 20, 2018

Exhibition History

Sublimations: Art and Sensuality in the 19th Century, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/13/1996 - 07/21/2002

32Q: 2700 Impressionism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/27/2018 - 02/07/2019

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