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Earring

Object Number:MS4824
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Near Eastern
Provenience: Iraq
Baghdad
Period: Hellenistic
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Outside Diameter:1.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Michael Dumari, 1912

Description

Intact. Hook and loop clasp. Loop is attached to the bottom of a small cube on which stands a probably female figure, right leg forward. The figure is frontal, nude save for a triangular patch over genital area. Comparatively large navel. Hands touching sides. Hair arranged in melon coiffure. Two small beads above forehead. Loop attached to nape of neck above and to loop below.

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