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Varxun (Alchons) Earring

Dating

Late 5th Century C.E.

Varxun (Alchons) Earring

Origin

Hadda Stupa 10, Afghanistan

Materials

Silver

Dimensions

45 mm

45 mm

7 mm

Culture

Tribe

Museum

Acquisition 

ID#

Varxun (Alchons)

British Museum

1880

1880.3886.a

Copyright Status

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0, © The Trustees of the British Museum.

Source of Image

"Large silver hoop ear-ring decorated with fine wire binding around the inner circumference and a row of large globules (filled with mastic; now mostly pierced and broken) around the outer circumference."

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