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A group of Greek Gold Plaques, Hellenistic Period, ca. 1st century CE

$500 USD

Made from fine sheet gold and pierced for attachment, used for garment decoration.

Dimensions: Length: 1/2 inch (18 mm)

Condition: Overall lightly encrusted surface patina. Some very minor high point surface wear, otherwise intact and in overall excellent condition

Provenance: Paul Ilton private collection. During his lifetime, Paul Ilton was internationally known as an archaeologist, lecturer, teacher, film consultant and author, personally excavating the pieces within his collecting during his 25 years in the Holy Land. He recorded his findings in a book “The Bible was my Treasure Map” published in 1958 following his death.