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Earring

Object Number:
MS3349
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Date Made:
499-400 BC
Early Date:
-499
Late Date:
-400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Gold
Description:
Earring (tubular type) with ring. Comparativelt thick hoop, hollow, circular in section. Probably not intended for pierced ear: too thick at ends. Near one end is a sphere encircled by a ridge. Behind it are 4 lines of beading across hoop terminating in a group of 3 tiny circles. In the cener of the lines of beading is a small loop thru which is threaded a pendant ring of twisted tiny beading. Intact.
Outside Diamater:
1.8cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 175-176, no. 165
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