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Earring

A hoop of a single gold strand, annulated near one end and with a bead of glass and a small ring which moves on the wire. From near Smyrna.

Provenance

By date unknown: with T. T. Timayenis (according to MFA records: said to have been found near Smyrna); purchased from T. T. Timayenis for MFA by a class of young ladies; gift to MFA by a class of young ladies through Miss Bessie Andrew Talbot, June 24, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of a "class of young ladies"

Greek,

Accession Number

87.63

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs