Pair of boat-shaped earring - ROM2018_16203_8

ROM2018_16203_8

Pair of boat-shaped earring

Medium:Gold
Geography: Ionia, (modern Turkey)
Date: about 700-600 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1.6 cm
Object number: 950X205.1.A
Not on view
Description

The hollow, boat-shaped earrings have thick and slightly pointed mid-sections that taper in diameter towards their ends. One end extends into a narrow pin for insertion into the earlobe.

Examples in gold, silver and bronze were found at Ephesus.   

Collection:
Greek World
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