Roman Gold, Garnet, and Pearl Earrings


Roman Gold, Garnet, and Pearl Earrings

A pair of large ancient Roman gold earrings with a central circular openwork section set with a pearl above an openwork band from which three drops are suspended, each set with a garnet and pearl.

Ca. 1st - 3rd century AD.
Height: 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm).
Total weight: 6.17 gm.
Overall intact.

cf.: Treasures of the Holy Land, Ancient Art from the Israel Museum, (New York, 1986), pp. 236-237, mo 122.

Formerly in an Israeli private collection.

Inv#: 4774


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