University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-33-33B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sarmatian
Provenience: Russia
Maikop
Kuban
Date Made: 0-100 AD
Late Date: 100
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Length: 3.1cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Anderson Galleries (Canessa Estate Sale), subscription of William Hinckle Smith, 1930

Description

Similar to 30-33-32. Large sphere topped by 4 small spheres. Above these is an oval hoop, partly open at one side, the long axis vertical. At the base of the hoop, within, are 4 tiny beads surmounted by a larger bead. This decoration appears on one earring only. There is no trace of this on the other.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Leskov, A. M. 2008. The Maikop Treasure. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 88-89, no. 113View Objects cited in this Publication

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