Roman Medusa Cameo Earrings

(hung on 21-karat gold earwires for modern wear)

3rd - 4th Centuries AD

Height: 4.66 cm. (1 7/8 in.)

Width: 2.3 cm. (0 15/16 in.)

#1030

Ex: private American collection, 1960’s - 1970’s

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; The Good Life. Luxury Objects of the Ancient World (New York, 1999) p.25

Comparandum: Patricia F. Davidson, Andrew Oliver, Jr. ; Ancient Greek and Roman gold jewelry in the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, 1984) no.94-101