Exhibitions/ Art Object

Pair of gold earrings

Period:
Archaic or later
Date:
6th century B.C. or later
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam. (each): 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1898
Accession Number:
98.11.38, .39
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The simplicity of these works makes them virtually impossible to date.
Said to be from Panticapaeum (modern Kerch, Ukraine)

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