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Earring

Earring

  • Place of origin:

    Greece (probably, made)
    Italy (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    2nd century BC-2nd century AD (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, ivory, pearl, emerald, garnet

  • Museum number:

    44-1894

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Earring, gold, hung with a vase, the body of ivory, and chains ending in pearls and emerald and garnet beads.

Place of Origin

Greece (probably, made)
Italy (possibly, made)

Date

2nd century BC-2nd century AD (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold, ivory, pearl, emerald, garnet

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Width: 1.8 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Descriptive line

Gold earring, hung with an ivory vase, and chains ending in pearls, emerald and garnet beads, probably Greece (Greco-Roman), 2nd century BC-2nd century AD.

Subjects depicted

Vases

Categories

Jewellery; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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