Earring

Gold, garnets, green glass | 4.5 x 1.4cm | Mid-1st century

Unknown Artist

This earring is said to be from the ancient city of Olbia, long a colonial trading post of the ancient Greeks on the northern coast of the Black Sea. At the time these earrings were made, Olbia's local inhabitants—Greeks, Scythians, and Sarmatians—we...
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