One of a pair of earrings
Near Eastern, Anatolian, Lydian
6th century B.C.
Diameter: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.) Thickness: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)
In form, hoop consisting of large beads with rings of granulation in between. The catch is a thick wire with hinge-attachment either end, fastened by a cotter-pin.
By 1968: with Byron Zoumboulakis (said to come from the Hermos valley); purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, May 8, 1968
Mary L. Smith Fund