Sep 15, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
Sep 15, 2011

Ear Ornament

Ear Ornament

c. 800–1370

Hammered and embossed gold alloy

Overall: 4.2 x 4.2 cm (1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

The Norweb Collection 1950.413


Did you know?

Wearing large ear ornaments, a privilege of the nobility, permanently stretched the earlobes.

See also
AA - Andes
Art of the Americas
Type of artwork: 
Credit line: 
The Norweb Collection

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