GREEK GOLD EARRING

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GREEK GOLD EARRING

Hoop is formed of coiled wires tapering to the end to be hooked into a loop, other end consisting of ornamental collar, head of ibex, small loop beneath, meant to wearing upside down

Ex priv. coll. F. Z., Netherlands, acquired from Blondeel, Belgium 1992
Diam. 2,5 cm

Hellenistic period, 4th- 3rd cent. BC

cf. F.H. Marshall, Catalogue of Greek, Etruscan and Roman, British Museum repr. 1969, no.786-7, pl. XXX; Higgins as above pl. 47

 4.975

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