Susa Earrings

Susa Earrings

To shape this elegantly simple earring, the goldsmith rolled a fine leaf of gold on a core made of pitch, a malleable material found in its natural state.

This classic technique of the Ancient Orient made it possible to economise on precious metal.

One of the two earrings was discovered in Susa, in ...
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€65

Characteristics

Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Gold plated
EAN :
3336728494324
Matière de l'article :
PLAQUE OR
Model dimensions :
2.1 cm x 2.7 cm
Reference :
BW000155

Editor

Museum of Conservation :
LOUVRE

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