London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A PAIR OF PARTHIAN GOLD EARRINGS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C./A.D.
Each of conical form with four double granulated vertical strips terminating in a cluster of gold spheres, the ends wrapped with wire and hung with a hinged hoop; two pairs of Parthian gold earrings of hoof-shape, wrapped with wire and decorated with gold spheres, irca 2nd Centruy B.C./A.D.; and another pair of gold earrings with granulated collar and later pseudo-pearl pendant, circa 2nd-4th Century B.C./A.D.
1 1/8 to ¾ in. (2.9 to 1.7 cm.) high (8)
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