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Ancient Art

Earring

ca. 4th–3rd century B.C.

Gold

2.8 × 2.1 × 1.1 cm (1 1/8 × 13/16 × 7/16 in.)
Gift of Allison V. Armour, B.A. 1884
1935.18
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Hellenistic
Period: 
Early Hellenistic, Late Classical
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Constantinople, May 1912

Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 269, ill.

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