Earring

  • Collection Number Ζ0506
  • Date 2nd - 3rd century AD
    100 a.D. - 300 a.D.
  • Description From the gold wire hoop of this earring suspend a gold cone with granulated finials and a drop-shaped aquamarine. In the later part of the Roman period, there was a tendency for more colourful ornaments, which made more popular the combination of gold with brightly coloured semi-precious stones.
  • Culture Cypriot
  • Period Roman period
  • Material gold, aquamarine
  • Dimensions H: 4.4 cm / D: 2 cm
  • Exhbition Gallery 3rd floor / Cypriot Art