Sumerian Gold "Lunette" Earrings

 

 

 

 

ca. 2000-1750 BC (3rd Dynasty of Ur - Larsa Periods)

 

Height: 2 cm.     (0 13/16 in.)

 

Ex: private European collection, 1980's

 

Published:  Antiquarium Ltd.; The Good Life. Luxury Objects of the Ancient World (New York, 1999) p.6

 

cf: Taisei Gallery; Gold & Silver Auction. Pt.2. Ancient to Renaissance. Western Asiatic, Greek, Roman , Byzantine, Islamic, European Renaissance (11.05.1992) no.74

 

 

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