Spool-shaped ear stud

Greek
Archaic to Classical
6th–4th century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 22 mm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7610

Medium or Technique

Rock crystal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Rock crystal stud in the shape of a spool. Both faces flat, one slightly larger than the other.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund