Hellenistic Gold Amphora Earrings

inlaid with lapis, turquoise and glass paste

4th - 3rd Centuries BC

Height: 5.3 cm. (2 1/16 in.)

#2581

ex: private European collection, early 1980’s

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

Comparandum: Curtis, John & Nigel Tallis (ed.); Forgotten Empire. The World of Ancient Persia (London, 2005) no.271 Patricia F. Davidson, Andrew Oliver, Jr. ; Ancient Greek and Roman gold jewelry in the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, 1984) no.67 a-b