Gold crescent-shaped earring

Gold | 1.8 x 1.8cm | 5th century B.C.–1st century A.D.

Unknown Artist

The crescent-shaped earring is very long-lived in Cyprus and, as yet, impossible to date securely. Most examples are probably Roman.

Credit: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Object: 74.51.3903

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