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Earrings

Date:
12th century
Geography:
probably Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm) H. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.218.2a, b
Not on view
Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan, New York (until 1972; gifted to MMA)
Hoffman, Herbert Daniel, and Patricia F. Davidson. "Jewelry from the Age of Alexander." In Greek Gold, edited by Axel von Saldern. Boston, Brooklyn, Richmond: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965. Similar gold bead, Peloponnesian, late 15th century B.C.; fig. 70 a,b; pp. 184-185.



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