Single Earring

Artist:Roman

Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:2nd-3rd century C.E.

Dimensions: 05.518a: 11/16 in. (1.7 cm) 05.518b: 7/16 in. (1.2 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 05.518a-b

Catalogue Description:
Single gold earring. Loop: a hollow gold wire tapering at ends. One end twisted to form loop and is curled back on main loop four times. Other end twisted twice around loop. From main loop depends a chain with figure 8 link. Small gold pendant attached to end. From this depends another earring of the same type as 05.530, to the lowest part of which is soldered small gold wire with green glass bead. Condition: Very minor dents, otherwise good. Possibly it is an assembled piece.

Brooklyn Museum