Gold earring with a glass pendant in the shape of an African’s head

Period: Hellenistic
Date: late 2nd–1st century B.C.
Culture: Greek, Eastern Mediterranean
Medium: Gold, glass; cast in a two-part mold
Dimensions: Other (Pendant): 7/8 x 7/16 x 1/2 in. (2.2 x 1.1 x 1.3 cm) Diameter (earing): 3/8 in. (1 cm)
Classification: Gold and Silver
Credit Line: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number: 74.51.4030

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