Pair of hoop earrings with ox head terminals - 950x205.7.a_2

950x205.7.a_2

Pair of hoop earrings with ox head terminals

Medium:Sheet gold, plain and beaded gold wire
Geography: Eastern Mediterranean
Date: about 300-200 BC
Period: Hellenistic period
Dimensions:
2.24 cm
Object number: 950X205.7.A
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
Description

Pair of gold earrings consisting of a tapered hoop wound with alternating bands of plain and spiral beaded wire and terminating in a delicately modelled ox's head. The neck is decorated with a plain bead framed by two bands. A loop under the neck secures the end of the hoop.


Collection:
Greek World
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