Ear Ornaments card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Ear Ornaments

56.20.497b

Currently not on display

Information

Two bronze wire rings with crystal drop, pearl shaped fragment of third wire ring. Ear rings? Mounted on paper sheet annotated in ink: "Christian Remains befpre 500 A.D. Found at Thebes. Egypt. Jan. 1859. W. F. Hood". Round auction sticker stuck to the paper annotated in ink 114/49". Part of a small group of objects from the William Hood collection, found at Nettleham Hall in a box after the sale of his collection at Sotheby's 11 November 1924. Purchased by Norwich Castle Museum (127.940) and then entered World Museum Liverpool's collection in 1956. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Some are chipped, incomplete, surface dirt.