Pair of Lion Head Earrings

probably Tarantine, Hellenistic, Greek, Southern Italy, Europe

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4th century BCE

Gold

Overall: 3/4 x 11/16 x 3/8 in. (1.9 x 1.7 x 0.9 cm)

Overall: 11/16 x 11/16 x 3/8 in. (1.8 x 1.8 x 0.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jenifer Neils in honor of Katherine W. Hart

2004.2.35569

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Earrings

Classification

Classical World

Not on view

Provenance

Leo Mildenberg, Bank Leu, Zurich, Switzerland; given to Jennifer Neils, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, December 1980; given to present collection, 2004.

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