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Earring

Earring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    500-700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold

  • Credit Line:

    Wallis Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.42-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 3, shelf C, box 1

Physical description

Gold earring

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

500-700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold

Dimensions

Height: 7.8 cm, Width: 4.6 cm, Depth: 0.3 cm

Descriptive line

Gold earring, Byzantine, 6th-7th century

Production Note

Byzantine Empire

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Embossing

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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