Neo-Assyrian Gold Lotus Bud Earrings

9th -7th Centuries BC

Height: 2.9 cm. (1 1/8 in.)

#5064

ex: private British and European collections, 1980’s or earlier

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures X. (New York, 2012) p. 6

Comparanda: Musche, Brigitte ; Vorderasiatischer Schmuck von den Anfangen bis zur Zeit der Achaemeniden (ca.10.000-330 v. Chr.) (Leiden, 1992) pl.XLI (2) Maxwell-Hyslop, KR ; Western Asiatic Jewellery c.3000-612BC (London, 1971) no.226 (p.244)