- Museum number
Silver earring: twisted wire hoop (originally with hook-and-eye fastening); large composite sheet polyhedral bead with four collared blue glass cabochons, each in centre of four similar smaller settings, and yellow inlaid glass triangles between the main faces; now in four pieces.
- Production date
Diameter: 3.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Unrecorded, but said to be from "the district of the Rhine and Moselle", Germany; recent research has shown that the vendor has been notoriously unreliable.
Given by The Friends of The British Museum
Acquired from David Reiling of Mainz through Max Rosenheim
- Not on display
- Hoop, bead and one face all separate.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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