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Earring

Inverted pyramid; square base with small bosses around the edge; then two rows of balls, then conical surface formed of twisted rings, the whole terminated by a double ball. A part of the ring above remains. Heavily incrusted with purple brown rust.

Provenance

By 1890: with Edward Perry Warren; anonymous gift to MFA, November 14, 1890

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek,

Accession Number

90.184

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs