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Earring


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Description A simple, lightweight gold earring composed of a crossbar, two pendant pearls, and a small disk partially concealing the ear wire, of a type found in great quantity among the ruins of Pompeii.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/14/1978Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. N5132]; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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Creator
Period
1st century CE
Medium
gold, pearls
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1670
Measurements
H: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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