Pair of gold a baule earrings

Gold | 3.4 x 2.4cm | 6th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

Baule type earrings with symmetrical palmettes embelished with single gold grains at the top, which are flanked by repoussé crouching hares.

Credit: Rogers Fund, 1959
Object: 59.11.21,.22

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