Gold earring with cage and ball pendant
- 7th–6th century B.C.
- Cypriot or Phoenician
- Other: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
- Gold and Silver
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This type of earring originated in the Levant and was widely distributed. It is unclear whether these examples were made in Cyprus or imported.