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Pair of Earrings

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Gold, glass
DATES 2nd century C.E.
PERIOD Roman Period
DIMENSIONS Length: 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
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CAPTION Roman. Pair of Earrings, 2nd century C.E. Gold, glass, Length: 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 05.437a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.05.437a-b_overall.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.05.437a-b_overall.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Gold earrings. Loop: an s-shaped wire with globule soldered at one end; the other forms a loop. On front face is soldered a square setting edged with twisted wire, containing a glass set (iridescent); pendant a gold bead attached to a twisted wire, having a pyramid of pellets below. Condition: Excellent. Glass in setting iridescent.
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