Earring, between 1200 and 1000 BCE

  • Irish

Gold, filled

  • Framed: Overall: 13/16 × 1 inches, 0.3 ounces (2.1 × 2.5 cm, 9.3 g)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

57.142

Department

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

  • Spirals
  • Middle bronze age
  • Prehistoric
  • Filling
  • Gold
  • Earring

Provenance

(Berry-Hill Galleries New York, New York, USA); 1957-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Motz, T. A. "A Catalogue of Irish Prehistoric Gold Jewelry in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts," unpublished master's thesis, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1978, no. 10, p. 46-8, pl. XV. Motz, T. A. "Irish Gold in Detroit," Bulletin of the DIA 57, no. 2 (1979): p. 86, (fig. 1H.2) [article pp. 83-88, group photo p. 82].

Rights Status

Irish, Earring, between 1200 and 1000 BCE, gold, filled. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 57.142.