Roman. <em>Pair of Earrings</em>, 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_NegGRPB_print_bw.jpg)

Pair of Earrings


Medium: Gold, glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:2nd century C.E.

Dimensions: Length: 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)


Accession Number: 05.437a-b

Image: CUR.05.437a-b_NegGRPB_print_bw.jpg,

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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