Spool-shaped ear stud

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


Dimensions

Length: 10 mm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.177

Medium or Technique

Rock crystal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

one of a pair of rock crystal ear studs (13.178) in the shape of a spool. Both faces flat, one slightly larger than the other. Smaller face chipped in 2 places.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Greece (according to memory).); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren