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The earring consists of an inverted pyramid with square base and six little bosses; below there are two rows of balls and a cone of rope-molding, ending in a crested ball. Green patina; encrusted.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, November 4, 1890

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 4th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 255; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).


Width x length: 1 x 3.7 cm (3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs