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Earrings

Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold, Chalcedony, Glass
Dimensions:
Diameter: 5/16 × 13/16 in. (0.8 × 2.1 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3962
Not on view
Pair of gold earrings with glass and green chalcedony adjuncts.
From Cyprus

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. 34.

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