Gold, beryl, and garnet earring
- Late Imperial
- 3rd century A.D.
- Roman, Cypriot
- Gold, ruby, stone, glass paste
- Other: 1 9/16 in. (4 cm)
- Gold and Silver
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
These items, all found on Cyprus, are very representative of Roman decorative jewelry, in which various designs are combined and highlighted with colored gems in order to make them look as rich and impressive as possible. Similar jewelry is found throughout the Roman Empire.