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Meret Earrings

Meret Earrings

Jewel inspired by a funerary mask from the Roman period. This type of earrings called "crotalia" (after a text by Pliny the Elder) were widespread throughout the Roman Empire.

The masks, like the painted portraits, were affixed to Roman mummies, especially in the necropolises of the most Hellenised ...
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Characteristics

Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Materials :
Pearl, Brass
Theme :
Middle East
Art movement :
Egyptian Antiquities
5 cm
EAN :
3336729157976
Model dimensions :
4.5 cm x 1.8 cm
Reference :
BW400483
3 cm
EAN :
3336729157990
Model dimensions :
3.2 cm x 1.8 cm
Reference :
BW400484

Editor

Original work kept at :
Louvre

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