A Sarmatian Gold and Garnet Bracelet, together with two carnelian beads, circa 1st Century A.D.
the bracelet made of a broad band in sheet gold, the sides reinforced with square-section tube, the two sections joined by hinged fasteners with square panels, the sides chased with a simple linear design perhaps ultimately derived from Greek ornament.
For the type see V. Mordvinceva and M. Treister. 2007. Toreutik und Schmuck im nördlichen Schwarzmeergebiet: 2. Jh. v. Chr.-2. Jh. n. Chr. Bonn and Simferopol. Cat B32.2 and C9.3.
bracelet 8 by 6 by 4 cm.; each bead 5 by 1 by 1 cm.