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Pair of gold earrings with disk and pendant clustered spheres

Period:
Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Other (.5): 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm) Other (.6): 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert W. de Forest, 1908
Accession Number:
08.251.5, .6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Convex disks and pyramids of balls.
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