Gold earring with glass pendant in the form of a dolphin

Period: Late Imperial
Date: possibly 3rd–5th century A.D.
Culture: Roman
Medium: Gold, glass; tooled and rod-pierced
Dimensions: Other (Pendant): 11/16 x 3/16 x 1 1/16 in. (1.8 x 0.5 x 2.7 cm) Diameter (diameter of gold earing): 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
Classifications: Gold and Silver, Glass
Credit Line: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number: 74.51.4024

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