Earring in the form of an inverted pyramid
late 5th–early 4th century B.C.
Legacy dimension: 0.033 H.
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
The design is an inverted cone with square base. The lower part of the cone composed of eight balls; the upper part is wound with wire. There is a ball at the apex. The earring is suspended by a wire ending in two serpents’ heads. Heavy. One of a pair with 01.7306.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Athens.); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution