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Personal Ornament, Earrings

Works of Art (29)

Baule earring, 6th century B.C., Etruscan, Gold and enamel (1994.374)
Brooch and earrings, 1854–70, Tiffany & Company (American), Coral, gold (2000.564a-c)
Brooch and earrings, 1858–60, Edward Burr (American), Yellow gold, pearls, diamonds, enamel (2000.549a-c)
Ear Ornament or Pendant (Mamuli), 19th century, Kanatangu district, eastern Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, Gold (1990.335.4)
Earring in the form of a three-lobed wineskin, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Mesopotamia, Gold (1995.366)
Earrings, 11th–12th century, Greater Iran, Gold wire and filigree (2006.273a,b)
Earrings, 17th century, Morocco, Fabricated from sheet and wire, engraved, enameled, and set with rubies and emeralds (1981.5.16,17)
Earrings, mid-1st century A.D., Sarmatian; Said to be from Olbia (modern Ukraine), Gold, sardonyx (22.50.5, 6)
Ganymede Jewelry, Hellenistic, 330–300 B.C., Gold, rock crystal, emerald (37.11.8–.17)
Hoop earrings with Egyptianizing crown, 3rd–2nd century B.C., Greek, Gold with stone and glass (1995.539.11a,b)
Lunate earrings, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold (33.35.45,.46)
The Madytos Jewelry, ca. 330–300 B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek; Said to be from Madytos, Gold (06.1217.1-.13)
Necklace and earrings, Late Hellenistic, 1st century B.C., Greek, Gold, garnet, agate (1994.230.4–.6)
Nude female with birdlike face holding an infant, ca. 1450–1200 B.C.; Late Cypriot II; Base-Ring Ware, Cypriot; Said to be from Nicosia–Ayia Paraskevi, Terracotta (74.51.1542)
Pair of Earflare Frontals, 3rd–6th century, Guatemala; Maya, Jadeite (1989.314.15a,b)
Pair of Earflare Frontals, 7th–8th century, Guatemala; Maya, Shell (1995.489a,b)
Pair of earflares with condors, 2nd–3rd century, Peru; Moche, Gold, silver, gilt copper, shell (1979.206.1245,.1246)
Pair of Earflares with Multifigure Scene, 12th–15th century, Peru (Chimú), Hammered gold (1991.419.67,.68)
Pair of Earflares, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche, Gold, turquoise, sodalite, shell (66.196.40,.41)
Pair of Earrings with Polyhedral Beads, 400–500, Ostrogothic(?), found in Kerch (Ukraine), Decorated with granulation (98.11.94-95)
Pair of earrings with snap-on covers, ca. 1882–85, New York, Gold, diamond, enamel (2001.234a–d)
Pair of earrings, 11th century, Greater Syria, Gold: fabricated from wire and sheet, decorated with granulation; originally outlined with strung pearls and/or stones (1979.278.2a,b)
Pair of earrings, 2nd–1st century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek, Gold, beryl, and garnet (74.51.3401-3402)
Pair of earrings, Three Kingdoms period, Kaya Federation, late 4th–early 5th century, Korea, Gold (43.49.1,2)
Pair of earrings, Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom or Gaya Federation, 6th century, Korea, Gold (43.49.5,6)
Pair of earrings, Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom, early 5th century, Korea, Gold (43.49.13,14)
Pair of royal earrings, ca. 1st century B.C., Probably Andhra Pradesh, India, Gold (1981.398.3-4)
Set of jewelry, early 5th century B.C.; late Archaic, Etruscan, Gold, glass, rock crystal, agate, carnelian (40.11.7-.18)
Study of a Young Woman, ca. 1665–67, Johannes Vermeer (Dutch), Oil on canvas (1979.396.1)