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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Gold ear-stud: disc decorated with a rosette, sirens, lotus-flowers and insets of dark blue vitreous glass paste.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 530BC-480BC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 6.8 centimetres
    • Weight: 318 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Jewellery 1419 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G71/dc22

  • Exhibition history


    2001 13 Mar-24 Jun, Australia, Canberra, National Museum of Australia, Gold and Civilisation
    2001 19 Jul-21 Oct, Australia, Melbourne, Museum Victoria, Gold and Civilisation

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number


COMPASS Title: Gold ear-stud


COMPASS Title: Gold ear-stud

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