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Earring

Object Number:MS3347
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan (uncertain)
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 599-500 BCE
Early Date: -599
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Electrum (uncertain)
Outside Diameter:2.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:10 - Other Number

Description

Flat ring decorated on both sides with lines of very fine beading and cording. This is threaded thru a small braided (?) ring on which is a small roughened area suggesting that the entire ornament was attached to something else.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Chapter] Nagy, Helen, and Bell, Sinclair, and Turfa, Jean M. 2009. "Etruscan Gold from Cerveteri (and Elsewhere) in the University of Pennsylvania Museum". New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome: In Honor of Richard De Puma. Madison. University of Wisconsin Press. pg. 91-118 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 106, fig. 6.9; p. 96View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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