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Boat Earring

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Description Boat-shaped earrings originated in Anatolia as early as the 2nd millennium BC. This one is decorated with filigree.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Pandora's Box: Women in Classical Greece. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, Basel. 1995-1996.
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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5th century BCE (Late Archaic-Classical)
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5/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 in. (1.6 x 1.3 x 0.4 cm)
  • Greece (Place of Discovery)


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