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Pair of Earrings

Each composed of four intertwisted gold wires passing into a lions head with open mouth. Lion's neck decorated with filigree bands and ring of small leaves.

Provenance

By date unknown: Miss Mary C. Wheelwright Collection; gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright to MFA, February 5, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Greek, 4th–3rd century B.C.

Accession Number

31.36a-b

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs