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Disk earring with a pendant dove on an altar

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A disk earring with a pendant dove seated on a base (altar). The upper portion of the earring is formed from two disks, one small roundel above a larger disk decorated with a rosette. The main disk has a beaded edge and a large filigree rosette with a large central bead. Below is the figure of...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 220–150 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.) Overall: 6.9 gm (0.02 lb.)

Accession Number

01.8168

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs