Large Earring with Lynx Head
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Gold, banded jasper
2nd century B.C.E.
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Greek. Large Earring with Lynx Head, 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)
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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).
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