12 November 2004
A PAIR OF SINU GOLD EARRINGS
ca. A.D. 500-1000
Each composed of three bands of openwork filigree surmounted on the top bar with a pair of curly-tailed animals.
Widths 2 3/4 in. (7.2 cm.) (2)
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Cf. Emmerich, fig. 89 top.
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