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Gold Earrings

unknownSilla, 5th century

Gyeongju National Museum

Gyeongju National Museum

This is a magnificent pair of earrings unearthed from the upper part of the wooden chamber in the southeastern corner. The 2 cm-wide main loop is perforated at the connecting part. The long string attached beneath the connecting loop is decorated with a pen-tip-shaped spangle, and the short string is attached with a heart-shaped spangle.

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  • Title: Gold Earrings
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: Silla, 5th century
  • Location: Hwangnamdaechong Tomb in Hwangnam-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, Korea
  • Type: metal work
  • Rights: Gyeongju National Museum
  • Medium: L 10.6㎝

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