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Gold earring

Gold earring
© BA Antiquities Museum/C. Gerigk

Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 1030

Inv.Inventory
 M/II/11
Inv.Inventory
 (SCA) 197

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Gold earring

Category:
Personal equipment, jewelry, earrings
Date:
Byzantine Period, 6th to early 8th cent. CE
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Abukir, Canopus (Excavations of the year 2000)
Material(s):
Non-organic material, metal, gold
Length:
1.89 cm;
Width:
1.82 cm;
Depth:
0.85 cm;
Weight:
1.08 gr
Hall:
Submerged Antiquities, showcase M1



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Ägyptens versunkene Schätze: 5. April 2007-27. Januar 2008, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (Heidelberg: Vernissage, 2007): 229, 361.
  • Franck Goddio and Manfred Clauss, eds., Egypt’s Sunken Treasures, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (London: Prestel, 2006): 267, 409.
  • Franck Goddio and David Fabre, Trésors engloutis d’Égypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Milan: 5 Continents, 2006): 183.
  • Franck Goddio, The Topography and Excavation of Heracleion-Thonis and East Canopus, 1996-2006, Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology Monograph 1 (Oxford: Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology. Institute of Archaeology, 2007): 39.
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015): 306, 338.




 

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