Jewellery fragment

This jewellery fragment has an unusual motif with five protrusions mounting the concave hoop perpendicularly. This could have been part of a finial or part of a necklace. Besides personal adornment, gold was also used to make religious items and as money during this period.

Date/Period
8th-11th century
Region
Java, Indonesia
Dimension
Object size: L 1.7 x W 1.6
Accession No.
1997-03816
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Ng
Category
Gold