Roman. <em>Earring</em>, 2nd-early 4th century C.E. Gold, glass, garnet, 11/16 x 2 1/16 in. (1.7 x 5.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 05.423. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.05.423_NegA_print_bw.jpg)



Medium: Gold, glass, garnet

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:2nd-early 4th century C.E.

Dimensions: 11/16 x 2 1/16 in. (1.7 x 5.2 cm)


Accession Number: 05.423

Image: CUR.05.423_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold earring – Loop a gold wire the ends twisted round one another. Pendant. Attached by broad ribbed loop with beaded borders, a flat circular disc of gold decorated with granulation and 3 red stones in circular setting (1 lost). From lower edge hang 3 chains of S-shaped links, ending in glass beads, iridescent. Gold has reddish tinge.

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