Earring

Description
This is one of a pair of ear-rings described by their collector as ‘Pair of gold ear-rings in form of rings. 6in. diameter, attached to gold wire which fastened them to the ears. Roman or Jewish. Found at Hebron, Palestine (Figured in “Bazaar” 14/3/08)’. They belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects, which he bequeathed to the museum on his death.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/425/2
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
earring
Simple Name
earring
Dimensions
length 28 mm; width 18 mm; TH 2 mm
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman Period - 30 BC-AD 384
Family Group

Material
gold
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD
Collection Site Name
Palestine, Hebron
Collection Town
Hebron
Collection Country
Israel

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