[One of a] Pair of openwork earrings
6th or early 7th century A.D.
5.4 x 5 cm (2 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Crescent-shaped with 9 spheres on lower edge. Bird pecks at plant in center roundel. Pair of birds flanks roundel. Wreath follows lower edge.
By 1977: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 11, 1977
Edwin E. Jack Fund