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One of a pair of earrings

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In form, hoop consisting of large beads with rings of granulation in between. The catch is a thick wire with hinge-attachment either end, fastened by a cotter-pin.


By 1968: with Byron Zoumboulakis (said to come from the Hermos valley); purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, May 8, 1968

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Lydian, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.


Diameter: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.) Thickness: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs