Pair of Earrings
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd century C.E.
05.426.1: 7/8 x (Diam.) 1 7/16 in. (2.2 x 3.6 cm)
05.426.2: 7/8 x (Diam.) 1 7/16 in. (2.2 x 3.6 cm)
Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
Pair of gold earrings. Loop an s-shaped wire. On front face is soldered an openwork rosette enframing a circular concave setting; set (lost in both) held in place by 2 horizontal bars. Below, an openwork bar in form of 4 foliated pelta-motifs from which hang 3 pendants; each has a red stone (garnet)? in circular box setting, and a rod on which is threaded a gold bead. 3 red stones missing.
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Roman. Pair of Earrings, 3rd century C.E. Gold, 05.426.1: 7/8 x (Diam.) 1 7/16 in. (2.2 x 3.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 05.426.1-.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.05.426.1-.2_overall.jpg)
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