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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Pair of earrings; each with a penannular gold ring, and pendant formed of an emerald in a square setting, a pearl and a pale sapphire; threaded on gold wire and separated by small gold beads.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 4thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 2.25 inches
  • Bibliography

    • Baratte et al 2002 bibliographic details
    • Tait 1976 186b bibliographic details
    • Baldini Lippolis 1999 2.II.4.c.6 bibliographic details
    • Tait 1986a 220 bibliographic details
    • Dalton 1901 243 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/dc8/sB

  • Exhibition history


    2012-2013 11 Nov-25 Aug, USA, Art Institute of Chicago, Tradition Transformed: Late Roman and Early Byzantine Treasures from the British Museum

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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