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Earring

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Object Number:E3586
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Ptolemaic
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Ptolemaic Period
Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made: 299-100 BCE
Early Date: -299
Late Date: -100
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Gold
Iconography:Bull?
Goat?
Credit Line:Purchased from Mohammed Ali Gabry, 1898
Other Number:AES 362 - Original Number
E3856 - Other Number

Description

Gold with Bull's Head Ornament. (CRY 1944). Loop of twisted gold wire tapering to a point intended to catch in a pair of fine wire very small loops beneath chin of a somewhat crushed goat head finial. Goat has pointed ears. Below the neck of the goat is a band of flame pattern. (GRE 1982)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

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