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Earring

Object Number:30-33-33A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sarmatian
Provenience: Russia
Maikop
Kuban
Date Made: 0-100 CE
Late Date: 100
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Length: 3.1 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Anderson Galleries (Canessa Estate Sale), subscription of William Hinckle Smith, 1930

Description

Similar to 30-33-32. Large sphere topped by 4 small spheres. Above these is an oval hoop, partly open at one side, the long axis vertical. At the base of the hoop, within, are 4 tiny beads surmounted by a larger bead. This decoration appears on one earring only. There is no trace of this on the other.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Leskov, Aleksandr M. 2008. The Maikop Treasure.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 88-89, no. 113View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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