Greek. <em>Large Earring with Lynx Head</em>, 2nd century B.C.E. Gold, banded jasper, Diam. 1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.788E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.788E_view1.jpg)

Large Earring with Lynx Head


Medium: Gold, banded jasper

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:2nd century B.C.E.

Dimensions: Diam. 1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm)


Accession Number: 37.788E

Image: CUR.37.788E_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold hoop earring, the terminal in the form of a lynx head; attached to the muzzle a setting for a large stone, a banded jasper engraved with an ibis (stone a modern addition, though ancient).

Brooklyn Museum