Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Gold, garnet, glass
3rd century C.E.
Diam. of rosette 9/16 x 3 1/4 in. (1.5 x 8.3 cm) (show scale)
Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
Gold earring – Loop a gold wire bent in form of question-mark. To front face is soldered an openwork rosette enframing circular setting (set lost); below, an openwork bar from which depend 3 pendants; pointed garnets in diamond-shaped settings; with globular iridescent glass beads below. One garnet missing.
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Roman. Earring, 3rd century C.E. Gold, garnet, glass, Diam. of rosette 9/16 x 3 1/4 in. (1.5 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 05.431. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.05.431_overall.jpg)
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