Neo-Assyrian Lotus Bud Earrings

9th - 7th Centuries BC

Height: 4.5 cm. (1 13/16 in.)

#3014

ex: private American collection, 1970’s

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures IX. (New York, 2011) p.13

Comparanda: Musche, Brigitte ; Vorderasiatischer Schmuck von den Anfangen bis zur Zeit der Achaemeniden (ca.10.000-330 v. Chr.) (Leiden, 1992) pl.LXXVIII, nos. 1.3.1 - 1.3.3 Maxwell-Hyslop, KR ; Western Asiatic Jewellery c.3000-612BC (London, 1971) pl.226 (p.244-246)