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Earring

  • Place of origin:

    Greece (made)

  • Date:

    4th century BC-3rd century BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold

  • Museum number:

    8747-1863

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 1, shelf 12

Physical description

Earring, gold, decorated with the form of Cupid with Syrinx (panpipes).

Place of Origin

Greece (made)

Date

4th century BC-3rd century BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold

Dimensions

Height: 2 cm, Width: 0.9 cm, Depth: 1.3 cm

Object history note

Webb Collection

Descriptive line

Earring, gold, decorated with the form of Cupid with Syrinx (as panpipes), Greece, 4th-3rd century BC

Subjects depicted

Panpipes; Mythology; Putti

Categories

Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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