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Earring-hook type, with pendants and agate setting

Period:
Mid–Late Imperial
Date:
3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold, agate
Dimensions:
Other: 9/16 × 3/16 × 1 1/16 in. (1.5 × 0.5 × 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3950
Not on view
Earring with three pendants.
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. XIX, 27, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 3950, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Frantz, Tony, Dorothy Abramitis, Linda Borsch, and Mark T. Wypyski. 2009. "Roman Variscite Beads: In Situ Analysis by X-ray Microdiffraction." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 67 (1): pp. 20-1, fig. 36.

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