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Hellenistic Gold “Askos” Earrings

Composed of hollow sheet seamed around the side with a central decorative wire band at mid-body and granulated drops.

 

Hellenistic, 3rd - 2nd Centuries BC.

 

Height: 17 mm.     (0 11/16 in.)

Width: 28 mm     (1 1/8 in.)

5.1g.

 

ex: a private Geneva collection, Mr. A, 1995

 

(#ee5679gk)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

 

Comparandum:

De Juliis, E. M.  (ed.); Gli ori di Taranto in Éta Ellenistica (Milan, 1989) pp.153-154, nos. 63-67