Dates:6th century C.E.
Dimensions: 1 13/16 x 15/16 x 1/4 in. (4.6 x 2.4 x 0.6 cm) hoop: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Accession Number: 05.438
Catalogue Description: Gold earring. Loop: a thick wire of circular section bent into a circle, the ends tapering and fastened into one another by hook and loop ending in a spiral. On front face below loop is set a convex disc with central pellet. To lower edge of loop is soldered a ring of tubular and twisted wire with pyramid of flattened pellets around rim; a larger pyramid below ending in a hollow boss and rod. Point of junction of loop and ring masked on one side by pellets, other by a flattened globule.