Isidora Necklace

  • The delicate design used for this necklace is based on earrings depicted in a mummy portrait in the Museum's antiquities collection at the Getty Villa.

    - Gold-plate with freshwater pearls
    - Necklace features 18 inch chain
    - Pendant measures 1 1/4 inch long
    - Item # NCKVMP2

    An elegant Egyptian woman painted about 2,000 years ago, Isidora wears a braided hairstyle that was fashionable in the early second century A.D. She is shown accessorized with the gold and pearl earrings, a gold hairpin and wreath, and three necklaces heavy with gold and jewels. An inscription on the cartonnage, or linen mummy case, identifies the portrait's subject as ICIDOPA (translated as Isidora).


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