KM013 (Early-Middle Roman Gold Earrings with Glass Beads) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Earring
Bibliography
Rifeetal2007, pp. 159-160, fig. 11
Description
Matching pair of gold earrings. Oval to circular wire ending in a small loop with wire wrapped around the loop. Wire pendant (L. 0.011 m) attached by loop with wire wrapped around top portion of pendant shaft. Small spherical bead in opaque, white glass hangs on pendant, secured by a small gold ball fastened to the end of the shaft.
Preservation comment
Both loops intact in good condition; bead of KM013a is chipped and bead of KM013b is missing.
Maximum diameter
0.021
Other Dimensions
L. pendant 0.011
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Glass (Material)
Material
Gold (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KM013 (Early-Middle Roman Gold Earrings with Glass Beads).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/km013>