Greek Gold Earrings with Female-Headed Winged Sphinges

end of 4th-3rd Centuries BC

ht: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm.)


private European collection, 1980’s

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVI. (New York, 2017) p. 25 Antiquarium Ltd.; Women in Ancient Art (New York, 1997)

Comparandum: Taylor-Guthartz, Lindsay (ed.); Glories of Ancient Greece. Vases and Jewelry from the Eli Borowski Collection (Jerusalem, 2001) no.120 Greifenhagen, Adolf; Schmuckarbeiten in Edelmetall Bd.2 (Berlin, 1970) p.59, taf. 47.5-10