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Neo-Assyrian Lotus Bud Earrings

9th - 7th Centuries BC

Height: 4.5 cm.     (1 13/16 in.)

 

 

ex: private American collection, 1970’s

 

 

 

# ee3014ne

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures IX (New York, 2011) p.13

 

 

Comparanda:

 

Musche, Brigitte ; Vorderasiatischer Schmuck von den Anfangen bis zur Zeit der Achaemeniden (ca.10.000-330 v. Chr.) (Leiden, 1992) pl.LXXVIII, nos. 1.3.1 - 1.3.3