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Gold trumpet-shaped earrings

Period:
Classical
Date:
4th–3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam.: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1895
Accession Number:
95.15.178, .179
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Hollow gold, with minimal use of filigree to decorate the flaring knobs.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.30b, p. 264, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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