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Pair of gold a baule earrings

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H.: 1 3/8 x 15/16 in. (3.4 x 2.4 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.11.21, .22
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Baule type earrings with symmetrical palmettes embelished with single gold grains at the top, which are flanked by repoussé crouching hares.
Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1966. "Greek, Roman, and Etruscan Jewelry." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 24(9): p. 280, fig. 22.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.24, p. 262, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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