University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS3349
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 499-400 BC
Early Date: -499
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Outside Diameter:1.8cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Chapter] Turfa, Jean M. "Etruscan" Gold from Cerveteri (and Elsewhere) in the University of Pennsylvania Museum, in Bell, Sinclair & Nagy, Helen. New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome: In Honor of Richard De Puma. 91-118. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 106, fig. 6.9; p. 96View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 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. 165View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.209, no.11View Objects cited in this Publication

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