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Earring with Lion Head Finial

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gold.

Date:

3rd/2nd century BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

On View

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium, Gallery 151

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Earring with Lion Head Finial

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

300 BCE–101 BCE

Medium

Gold

Dimensions

3.3 × 2.9 × 0.9 cm (1 1/4 × 1 1/8 × 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.956

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