Egyptian Sistrum earrings

Egyptian Sistrum earrings
Item# EG-ER51965
$29.50

Product Description

Egyptian Sistrum earrings


     Our earrings were inspired by the Sistrum image, the sacred percussion musical instrument used in the cult of the Ancient Goddess Hathur.  It was shaped in a simple loop, like a closed horse-shoe with loose cross bars of metal above a Hathur head and a long handle.
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Teti, ca. 2323-2291 B.C.

     24K gold-plate over pewter.   Gold-filled ear wires.  Measure approximately 0.25" x 0.8".


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