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Earring
3rd century CE

Medium
gold
Measurements
2.4 × 0.4 × 2.6 cm
Place/s of Execution
Syria
Accession Number
1523-D5
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1967
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A crescent-shaped, flat gold earring with gold balls attached to the outer edge of a central crescent decorated with five gold, raised spheres surrounded by granulated dots. A triangle of granulated dots on each side of the inner edge of the crescent. Also a row of granulated dots at the outer edge. The central portion is composed of two sheets with a hollow space in between.