Smooth Sphere Wedge Earrings of Pompeii. Reproduction in 18K GOLD plated 925 Silver, taken from the original exhibit cat. No. E 3639 of the Superintendency of Pompeii, Archaeological Museum of Naples.
Smooth gold leaf earrings in the shape of a sphere, open on the back with an s-shaped hook. The gold dome hides the welding between the hook and the body of the earring. This is the most common type of earrings found in the region vesuvian and in the world romano in the 1st and ??in the 2nd century. AC
- Material: 18K Gold Plated 925 Sterling Silver
- Weight: about 7.9g
- Size: 3.3 x 2.3cm
Produced in Italy
"Splendours. The luxury of ornaments in Herculaneum" , edited by Francesco Sirano.
"Female beauty in Pompeii. Cosmetics and ornaments" , edited by Antonio D'Ambrosio.