Victory Leaves Earrings
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Wreaths made of golden leaves and flowers were used to crown athletic victors throughout the ancient Greek world. The Egyptian-born Greek writer Athenaeus of Nitocris tells of guests wearing gold wreaths on their heads at lavish dinner parties in Alexandria, the Egyptian capital in this period.ERS10106
Finish: Solid brass, electro-plated with non-tarnishing gold finish, ear wires are gold finish
Dimensions: Hangs approx. 2" (Gift Boxed with Provenance Card)