Pair of Ancient Hoop Earrings with Archaic Phoenician Repousse Disks
(hung on 21-karat gold earwires for modern wear)
Disks: 7th - 6th Centuries BC; ear hoops & chains 2nd-3rd Centuries AD.
Ex: private American collection, 1980’s
Comparandum:Rudolph, Wolf & Barbara Deppert; A Golden Legacy : Ancient Jewelry from the Burton Y. Berry Collection at the Indiana University Art Museum (Bloomington, 1995) no.22.L-MPatricia F. Davidson, Andrew Oliver, Jr. ; Ancient Greek and Roman gold jewelry in the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, 1984) nos.164-166