5 December 2012
A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN GOLD EARRINGS
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, 1550-1292 B.C.
Each composed of four hollow sheet tubes, all triangular in section, joined to form ribs on the exterior, the two central tubes extended in order to pass through the earlobes
Each: 1 in. (2.5 cm.) diameter (2)
with Derek Content, New York, 1980.
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For the type see pl. 48 in Aldred, Jewels of the Pharaohs, Egyptian Jewelry of the Dynastic Period.
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