Zeus coveted Ganymede for his beauty, and carried him off to Mount Olympos to be a cupbearer for the gods. C.) have been carefully cut, carved, and polished to produce a twisted appearance, highlighted by wire bindings fitted into the valleys.
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The terminals take the form of an ivy or grape leaf and have a border of beaded wire and a rosette in the center.
Strap necklaces have been found in many areas of the Greek world, including southern Italy, Asia Minor, and the Northern Pontus region (around the Black Sea). C., consist of a large honeysuckle palmette below which hangs a finely worked three-dimensional figure of the Trojan prince Ganymede in the clutches of Zeus, who has assumed the guise of an eagle.