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Collier (necklace) of the Roman empress Faustina the Younger
Collier (necklace) of the Roman empress Faustina the Younger

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Description: Gold necklace of the Roman empress Faustina the Younger (or Faustina Minor).
Intaglio in pale green beryl, gold necklace composed of eight diamond pendants connected by a shank ring, between 150 and 165.

Roman empress Faustina the Younger (Annia Galeria Faustina Minor), wife of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. She was born 125/130 and dead in 175.

Museum of Art and History (Musée d'Art et d'Histoire) - MAHG, Geneva, Switzerland
Inv. 020850

Source of information: MAHG

photo - personal archive

View more:
http://www.ville-ge.ch/mah/

http://jaysromanhistory.com/romeweb/ladycont/art8.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faustina_the_Younger

http://www.livius.org/fa-fn/faustina/faustina_ii.html

http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=1685

http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/faustina_II/i.html

http://finds.org.uk/romancoins/emperors/emperor/id/20

http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/72334.html

http://art.thewalters.org/detail/13949/intaglio-portrait-of-faustina-the-younger-wife-of-marcus-aurelius/

https://pinterest.com/kisri/2nd-ad-roman-empire/

http://www.rome101.com/portraiture/FaustinaYounger/index.htm#2

http://www.awesomestories.com/assets/bust-of-faustina-the-younger

http://www.flickr.com/photos/24729615@N00/8153511776/

http://www.vcoins.com/en/stores/comptoir_des_monnaies/39/product/faustina_the_younger_silver_denarius/97714/Default.aspx


Collier (necklace) of the Roman empress Faustina the Younger

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