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Greek Gold Earrings

with Female-Headed Winged Sphinges

 

end of 4th-3rd Centuries BC

ht: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm.)

 

private European collection, 1980’s

 

#165z

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVI (New York, 2017) p. 25

Antiquarium Ltd.; Women in Ancient Art (New York, 1997) 

 

 

Comparanda:

 

Taylor-Guthartz, Lindsay  (ed.); Glories of Ancient Greece. Vases and Jewelry from the Eli Borowski Collection (Jerusalem, 2001) no.120

 

Greifenhagen, Adolf; Schmuckarbeiten in Edelmetall Bd.2 (Berlin, 1970) p.59, taf. 47.5-10