Hellenistic Gold Amphora Earrings
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inlaid with lapis, turquoise and glass paste

 

 

 

4th - 3rd Centuries BC

 

Height: 5.3 cm.     (2 1/16 in.)

 

ex: private European collection, early 1980's

 

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; The Good Life. Luxury Objects of the Ancient World (New York, 1999) p.18

 

cf:  Patricia F. Davidson, Andrew Oliver, Jr. ; Ancient Greek and Roman gold jewelry in the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, 1984) no.67 a-b

 

 

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