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Gold earring with rock crystal bead

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold, Rock crystal
Dimensions:
Other: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3620
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
Earring of the loop-type with hook-and-eye fastening and rock crystal bead.
From Cyprus

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. XVIII, 17, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3620, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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