Ancient Roman gold hoop earrings, circa 2nd c | Ref 26559

Ancient Roman gold hoop earrings, circa 2nd century AD.




Ancient Roman gold hoop earrings, circa 2nd century AD.

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Ancient Roman gold hoop earrings. A matching pair, each formed from a flat section hoop with a fine band of ropework set between plain borders, adorned with a single circular domed plaque with ropework to the edge and a single granule to centre, the hoop punctuated by a series of granulated pyramidal forms, fitted with a secure wire hook and eye closure. Tested yellow gold, approximately 4.82 grams in weight, circa 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.


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Ancient Roman gold hoop earrings, circa 2nd century AD.
Ancient Roman gold hoop earrings. A matching pair, each formed from a flat section hoop with a fine band of ropework set between plain borders, adorned with a single circular domed plaque with ropework to the edge and a single granule to centre, the hoop punctuated by a series of granulated pyramidal forms, fitted with a secure wire hook and eye closure. Tested yellow gold, approximately 4.82 grams in weight, circa 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.
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