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Earring

Period:
Parthian
Date:
ca. A.D 1st–2nd century
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Parthian
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
1 in. (2.54 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.29.7
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1935, purchased from Elias S. David, New York.
Dimand, Maurice S. 1936. "Near Eastern Jewelry and Metalwork." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 31, pp. 35-36.
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