Gold earring with disk and boat-shaped pendant
East GreekHellenisticca. 300 B.C.
Gold jewelry craftsmanship during this period is unrivaled, even to this day. The delicate mesh work and attention to detail is jaw dropping upon first sight. Images of the women that wore these beautiful earrings pass through the mind’s eye during contemplation on these exceptional work of arts.
Photo and description by me, object at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Gold earring with disk and boat-shaped pendant

East Greek
Hellenistic
ca. 300 B.C.

Gold jewelry craftsmanship during this period is unrivaled, even to this day. The delicate mesh work and attention to detail is jaw dropping upon first sight. Images of the women that wore these beautiful earrings pass through the mind’s eye during contemplation on these exceptional work of arts.

Photo and description by me, object at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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