Ancient Roman boat shaped earrings. A matching pair, each consisting of a smoothly polished tapering hoop, in a stylised boat shape design, adorned with a single circular gold granule to the side, fitted to reverse with a secure hook fitting, approximately 2.9cm from top of hook. Tested yellow gold, circa 1st-2nd century AD.
These earrings have been adapted for modern use in a way which does not affect their historical integrity, please contact us for further information.
Complete matching earrings such as these are a rare survival from the ancient world. These earrings are a testament to the high level of skill of the craftsmen of the time and are in fine condition commensurate with their age.