Pair of hoop and pendant earrings with minature amphorae - ROM2018_16192_9

ROM2018_16192_9

Pair of hoop and pendant earrings with minature amphorae

Medium:Gold, with glass, garnet, and amethyst beads
Geography: Eastern Mediterranean
Period: Roman, 2nd century AD
Dimensions:
12.3 x 1 cm
Object number: 952X185.14.A
Not on view
Description

The hoop is made of spirally twisted gold wire tapering to a point at one end; the other has a lynx-headed terminal, granulated circlets and bead; from which hangs a plaited chain with pendants consisting of disk with centrl garnet and two small garnets above, and a two-handled vase is formed by an agate.


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