ROMAN/MEDIEVAL PAGAN WOMAN'S PENDANT NECKLACE
5th-8th century AD, the period of the Fall of Rome and the onset of the Dark Ages. About ¾” in diameter with a central dome and radial spheres on stalks, depicting the Rota Fortunae (Wheel of Fortune). The Rota Fortunae belongs to the goddess Fortuna who spins it randomly causing the fates of people to be altered dramatically, some with great benefit and others with tragedy The image from the Roman Pagan religion, was used in jewelry and art to bring good fortune. Silvered bronze, with the silver surface restored on a modern Sterling silver neck chain. Gift boxed with a certification of authenticity.
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