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Pair of gold earrings with Erotes

3rd century B.C.
diameter 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1898
Accession Number:
98.11.101, .102
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 163
Ending in Erotes singing.
Alexander, Christine. 1928. Jewelry: The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times as Illustrated in the Museum Collection. p. 33, fig. 71, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Jackson, Monica. 2006. Hellenistic Gold Eros Jewellery: Technique, Style and Chronology, BAR International Series. pl. 23(C), 18, Oxford: Archaeopress.

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