Gold Earring by Unknown Artist

An earring with a pendant in the shape of a figure of Eros.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Acquired in:
1963
Presented by:
David L Davis through The Art Fund

From a collection of jewellery and coins found at Avola in Sicily. The British Museum already has a pair of bracelets and a ring from this hoard.

Provenance

From a hoard of jewellery and coins found at Avola in Sicily.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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