- Museum number
Gold openwork earring; semi-circular wire hoop; hinged to hollow flat semi-circular casing its faces of filigree open scrollwork; loops around edge to secure wire of beads or pearls.
- Production date
Height: 3.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Said to be from River Rhine at Mainz, Rheinland Pfalz, Germany (Register); found in the neighbourhood of Mainz (report to Trustees, 5.11.1904).
VON JENNY W.A. and VOLBACH W.F. 1933. Germanischer Schmuck des frühen Mittelalters. Berlin, p. 44 pl. 26:1
- On display (G42/dc3)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number