Ancient Gold Earrings from Ur

R. K. L.
September 1984
Ornament;Fall84, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p19
The article describes ancient gold earrings from Ur. The earrings are all made of high carat gold and attributed to Ur in ancient Sumer. The earrings date from approximately 2370-1900 B.C. Most of the Sumerian earrings were fabricated from sheet gold and the construction probably involved soldering. The collection of ancient gold earrings are on loan to the California Museum of Ancient Art in Los Angeles.


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