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Silver earring: twisted wire hoop strung with large composite sheet polyhedral bead with four collared, lozenge-shaped red, blue and yellow glass settings, a small tubular setting at each corner, and inlaid triangular glass in interstices; hoop in two pieces.
- Production date
Height: 4.20 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
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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