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Ear stud

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The ear stud is a flat disk decorated in filigree and granulation. The edge of the disk is decorated with large beads. The interior of the disk is decorated with two rows of a tongue pattern in filigree; the space between the rows is filled with granulation. The central inlay is now missing. The...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome: known to be from a tomb in the necropolis of Bomarzo [with 01.8171, 01.8173-01.8174]); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.) Overall (with 01.8171): 3.91 gm (0.01 lb.)

Accession Number

01.8172

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs