Roman. <em>Pair of Earrings</em>, 3rd century C.E. Gold, glass, garnet, 9/16 x 1 15/16 in. (1.4 x 5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 05.427.1-.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.05.427.1-.2_overall.jpg)

Pair of Earrings


Medium: Gold, glass, garnet

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:3rd century C.E.

Dimensions: 9/16 x 1 15/16 in. (1.4 x 5 cm)


Accession Number: 05.427.1-.2

Image: CUR.05.427.1-.2_overall.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pair of gold earrings. Loop: a gold wire fastened into itself. To front face is soldered an openwork rosette enframing an oval setting (sets lost); below, an openwork bar of foliate design from which hangs 4 circular settings containing pointed garnets, and 4 glass beads, iridescent. On one earring all glass beads are missing.

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