Earrings with Wheel and Pendant Ornaments
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
6th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
Gold earrings. Loop: a tube tapering at the ends, the lower end forming a loop, the upper twisted around it; lower loop surrounded by beaded wire forming spirals at sides; soldered to rim rings of plain and beaded wire with pyramids of flattened pellets around edge; between these, an openwork bead with hollow boss above and below. Point of junction of these members with loop masked by small flat discs. Gold has reddish tinge.
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Earrings with Wheel and Pendant Ornaments, 6th century C.E. Gold, 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. (4.4 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 05.441a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.441a-b.jpg)
overall, 05.441a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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