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Pair of gold ear-rings. Each is composed of a loop of penannular wire, to which is attached a thimble-shaped cage of filigree. The flat end of the cage is closed and has in the centre a raised setting, now empty. At the opposite end of the cage is a disc of open-work.
- 4thC-6thC (?)
- Diameter: 2.1 inches
Bibliography: Riegl 1901 p.153, fig.59-60.
Prehistory and Europe
Pair of earrings; gold; each is composed of a loop of penannular wire, to which is attached a thimble-shaped cage of filigree, the flat end of which is closed and has in the centre a raised setting, now empty; at the opposite end is a disc of openwork.
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Object reference number: MCB2051
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