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Earrings

Period:
Iron Age II
Date:
ca. 9th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Hasanlu
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
0.91 in. (2.31 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.163.62a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 400
1964, excavated by Robert H. Dyson Jr. on behalf of the Hasanlu Project sponsored by the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, the Archaeological Service of Iran, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art; acquired by the Museum in 1965, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Muscarella, Oscar W. 1966. "Hasanlu 1964." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 25, p. 135, fig. 36.
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