This large gold hoop earring has a twisted, circular closure and features a small loop at the bottom, from which an attachment would have hung. It was found in the debris of House III, along with a gold coin, and is one of the few gold items found on the Tel, as opposed to the tombs of the Northern Cemetery.

Provenience: Level II, debris of House III in the Lower Terrace East

Date: 300-600 C.E.

Diameter of main hoop: 2.5 cm

Length (with attachment loop): 3.1 cm

Object Number: 29-105-32

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