Ear Ornament card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Ear Ornament


Currently not on display


Wire loop with pendant hollow balls. Compare with W. M. Flinders Petrie, 'Objects of Daily Use' (London, 1927) pl. X no. 239 described as "[Roman earrings]. Brass. Balls stamped out as two joined cups, and then bent up, with wavy edges which overlap. vth or vith cent.?" (p. 14). CONDITION NOTE 1998: Corroded.