Ancient Greek earrings, circa 5th century BC.

GBP 4,500.00

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Object Description

Ancient Greek earrings. A matching pair, each composed of a hollow gold hoop, decorated with spaced out rings of fine granulation, terminating to a wire closure, fitted to top with a secure modern hook fitting, approximately 3.3cm in length including hook. Tested yellow gold, circa 5th century BC.

These earrings have been adapted for modern use in a way which does not affect their historical integrity, please contact us for further information.

Complete matching earrings such as these are a rare survival from the ancient world. These earrings are a testament to the high level of skill of the craftsmen of the time and are in fine condition commensurate with their age.

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