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Earring

Date: 6th–7th century
Geography: Made in Italy
Culture: Langobardic or Byzantine (?)
Medium: Gold, garnet, glass; inlays are possible restorations
Dimensions: Overall: 1 9/16 x 9/16 x 11/16 in. (4 x 1.5 x 1.7 cm) hoop: 13/16 in. (2 cm) basket: 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/8 in. (2.3 x 1.5 x 0.9 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.191.10

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