Necklace Item Number: 3357/5 from the MOA: University of British Columbia

Description

Choker-style necklace composed of a band of chain mail with pentagonal metal ends, each with a small attached loop and a small looped wire through it. The chain mail is covered by small strips of metal wrapped around the chain mail. Attached to the lower edge is a string of small bells, with one larger chain and bell at one end and a small hide tie at the other end.

Narrative

Given to the donors by a man in Jerusalem who owned several shops where he sold similar items. He said he collected the pieces himself, in the area around Jerusalem and in Jordan.