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    Boat-shaped earring from Ephesus. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Boat-shaped earring from Ephesus

Date
Lydian
Museum
Selcuk, Ephesus Museum, 54/32/85
Inventory No.
54/32/85
Material
Gold
Object Type
Jewelry and Ornaments
Site
Ephesus
Description
Gold boat-shaped earring, with swelling crescent body, wire on one end to pass through pierced ear. Width 1.25 cm, height 1.4 cm, weight 2.6 g.
Comments
From the Artemision at Ephesus, in the region of the Cult Base D (cf. No. 19)
Discussed
Meriçboyu, “Jewelry”; Kerschner, “Lydians and Ionians”
Bibliography
Pülz 2009, no. 216, with previous bibliography.
Author
NDC