Roman. <em>Earring</em>, 3rd century C.E. Gold, stone, 1 x 1 3/4 in. (2.6 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 05.424. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.05.424_overall.jpg)



Medium: Gold, stone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:3rd century C.E.

Dimensions: 1 x 1 3/4 in. (2.6 x 4.4 cm)


Accession Number: 05.424

Image: CUR.05.424_overall.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold earring. A hook, with free end pointed down. To it is soldered an openwork rosette enframing a concave oval setting which contains an opaque white stone cut in relief with frontal bearded head. To lower edge of rosette is soldered a trapezoidal bar from which hang 4 conical pendants with rods below (probably originally had beads). Gold has reddish-brown tinge.

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