Imperial Roman Gold Earring Drops

(hung on 21-karat modern gold earwires for wear)

with glass beads simulating emeralds

 

 

 

3rd - 4th Centuries AD

 

 

 

ex: two private American collections

 

 

cf:  Patricia F. Davidson, Andrew Oliver, Jr. ; Ancient Greek and Roman gold jewelry in the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, 1984) no.132 a-b

 

 

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