The Testimony of Hands

62.20.6a, .6b

62.20.6a, .6b, two bronze neck rings
Frank Hibben collection
Photograph by B. Bernard

Each of these two bronze neck rings combines simple yet graceful lines with little clusters of detail, creating a pleasing whole that we can appreciate to this day. Each meaures about 15 centimeters (6 inches) across. Two additional photographs provide a look at the details of the neck rings.

62.20.6a, .6b, detail

62.20.6a, .6b, detail

Details of the two neck rings
Photographs by B. Bernard

More elaborate versions of these neck rings were made of twisted metal and known as "torques."

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