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Disk-and-Pendant Earring with Eros
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Disk-and-Pendant Earring with Eros


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Description This earring has a cast pendant and is decorated with filigree. Eros figures, frequently solid cast, are one of the most popular earring pendants especially during the 4th-3rd centuries BC.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
4th-3rd century BC (Late Classical-Hellenistic)
Accession Number
57.1496
Measurements
1 1/4 x 3/8 x 1/4 in. (3.2 x 1 x 0.7 cm)
Geography
  • Greece (Place of Discovery)

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