Same earring dating back to the Roman Empire found in a sunken ship. Property of Israel Antiquities Authority. Flower shaped earring gold with stone.

Same earring dating back to the Roman Empire found in a sunken ship. Property of Israel Antiquities Authority. Flower shaped earring gold with stone.

Gold pendant with glass bead, Roman, 2nd century B.C. to 1st century A.D.

Gold pendant with glass bead, Roman, 2nd century B.C. to 1st century A.D.

PAIR OF OPENWORK ROMAN GOLD, EMERALD, AND PEARL EAR PENDANTS  The openwork disc of lotus flowers with a central emerald bead on a cross-wire, with three pendants hanging from a scrolled crossbar below, each pendant a hollow ribbed tube threaded with small seed pearls.  Ca. 3rd Century AD  L. 11/4 in. (3.3 cm.)  Ex private English collection, acquired in the 1980s in London.  Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2007, no. 174.

PAIR OF OPENWORK ROMAN GOLD, EMERALD, AND PEARL EAR PENDANTS The openwork disc of lotus flowers with a central emerald bead on a cross-wire, with three pendants hanging from a scrolled crossbar below, each pendant a hollow ribbed tube threaded with small seed pearls. Ca. 3rd Century AD L. 11/4 in. (3.3 cm.) Ex private English collection, acquired in the 1980s in London. Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2007, no. 174.

Lapis earring. -- Real Roman jewelry : the Romans loved gold and all earring were for pierced ears with a simple wire.

Lapis earring. -- Real Roman jewelry : the Romans loved gold and all earring were for pierced ears with a simple wire.

Gold earrings with inscribed sardonyx intaglios. One square stone inscribed (in Greek) TE KALE ("To the beautiful one") and one teardrop-shaped pendant inscribed with a wreath - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 4th century A.D. - Dimensions: 3.2 x 1 x 0.7 cm (1 1/4 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Gold earrings with inscribed sardonyx intaglios. One square stone inscribed (in Greek) TE KALE ("To the beautiful one") and one teardrop-shaped pendant inscribed with a wreath - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 4th century A.D. - Dimensions: 3.2 x 1 x 0.7 cm (1 1/4 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Earring with Cabochons 6th century A.D. possibly Roman, gold, garnet, molten colored glass.

Earring with Cabochons 6th century A.D. possibly Roman, gold, garnet, molten colored glass.

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