26 - 27 October 2004
A HELLENISTIC GOLD BULL-HEADED EARRING WITH COCKEREL PENDANT
2ND CENTURY B.C.
Composed of a twisted wire hoop terminating in a bull's head, strongly modelled with heavy brows, the triangular collars behind ornamented with granulation and strung with a single remaining green glass bead, suspended below a cockerel decorated with filigree and granulation
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high
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Animals, 1996, III, no. 70.
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