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Collection Online as of May 28, 2024

Earring (one of a pair)

Earring (one of a pair)

600s

Did You Know?

This piece of jewelry was worn by a woman in the fashionable courts of Byzantium. Decorated with pearls, glass, and emeralds, these gold earrings are delicate, yet eye-catching. Do you think these chandelier-style earrings would be fashionable today?
  • found at Medinah el Fayoum, Egypt; (Dr. Jacob Hirsch, New York).
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https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1947.178.b