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Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 207, Women and Children in Antiquity
Pair of Disk Earrings
Etruria (Place created)
late 6th century B.C.
4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)
Seven rosettes form the decoration of this pair of large
The highly skilled Etruscan goldsmiths of the 500s B.C. created luxurious and showy jewelry. Large disk earrings such as this pair were popular in Etruria from the 500s down to the 300s B.C. and are frequently seen on figures depicted in Etruscan art. This set of earrings probably came from