London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A PAIR OF PARTHIAN GOLD EARRINGS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
In the form of conjoined hooves with gold wire wrapped around the tops, beaded decoration along the joined tips and in clusters at the top, and with hinged wire hoops, 7/8 in. (2.3 cm.) long; another similar single earring, 1¼ in. (3 cm.); and a pair of Roman gold earrings each composed of hollow convex disc with flat backing with wire hoop, with similar disc pendant, circa 2nd Century A.D., 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) long (5)
Heidi Vollmoeller; acquired in 1991, 1965 and 1969 respectively.
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