Maenad-head earrings, Ptolemaic Period, 1st century B.C., From Egypt, gold, a. As Worn: H. 2.5 × W. 2.9 cm (1 × 1 1/8 in

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Maenad-head earrings, Ptolemaic Period, 1st century B.C., From Egypt, gold, a. As Worn: H. 2.5 × W. 2.9 cm (1 × 1 1/8 in
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Image ID: KC7YH2
Maenad-head earrings, Ptolemaic Period, 1st century B.C., From Egypt, gold, a. As Worn: H. 2.5 × W. 2.9 cm (1 × 1 1/8 in.), Earrings with heads of maenads (Dionysus's female followers) are rare in Egypt but occur in the Levant and Cyprus. The form is late Hellenistic