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Pompeii Necklace

Pompeii Necklace

From earrings in gold half-spheres, found in Oplontis (Campania), 1st century AD, kept in Pompeii.

Roman goldsmithing from the early imperial period is well known: the eruption of Vesuvius (79 AD) froze a large number of jewels in the volcanic gangue.
The quarter or half-sphere earrings are an invention ...
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Characteristics

Museum :
Grand Palais
Material :
Gilt pewter
EAN :
3336729139033
Model dimensions :
43 cm x 2 cm
Reference :
BZ400160

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