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Earring

Period:
Parthian
Date:
ca. A.D 1st–2nd century
Geography:
Mesopotamia or Iran
Culture:
Parthian
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
1.62 in. (4.11 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.29.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 405
Acquired by the Museum in 1935, purchased from Elias S. David, New York.

“Wine: Celebration and Ceremony.” Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, June 4–October 13, 1985.

Dimand, Maurice S. 1936. "Near Eastern Jewelry and Metalwork." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 31, p. 36, fig. 1.
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