Roman. <em>Earring</em>, 3rd century C.E. Gold, garnet, glass, Diam. of rosette 9/16 x 3 1/4 in. (1.5 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 05.431. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.05.431_overall.jpg)



Medium: Gold, garnet, glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:3rd century C.E.

Dimensions: Diam. of rosette 9/16 x 3 1/4 in. (1.5 x 8.3 cm)


Accession Number: 05.431

Image: CUR.05.431_overall.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold earring – Loop a gold wire bent in form of question-mark. To front face is soldered an openwork rosette enframing circular setting (set lost); below, an openwork bar from which depend 3 pendants; pointed garnets in diamond-shaped settings; with globular iridescent glass beads below. One garnet missing.

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