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1619a. Lovely pair of Phoenician/Levantine gold earrings

 
 
 
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Levantine/Phoenician gold earrings



Simple gold earrings of this shape, often referred to as
"leech shaped" were made in solid form, and later
hollow, formed around a wax core, all over the Mediterranean and the Near
East and Western Asiatic region , from a very early time, circa 1400 BC
until about the 3rd century BC.



This pair which are hollow and formed around a wax core
were said to have been found in Jordan and were probably made somewhere on the
Levantine littoral around the 4th/5th century BC



Perfectly intact.



11mm/12mm



Levantine, probably Phoenician as  such, circa
4th/5th cent BC



Price: 345 GBP

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