Mounted in a pair of stunning 18 karat
earrings set with 20 radiant, fully-cut
weighing a total of 0.81 carat and 4
garnets weighing a total of 2.29 karats.
T. Flavius Domitianus was the younger
Vespasian and Flavia Domitilla and was
Rome in A.D. 51. During the reigns of
and brother Domitian was kept very much
background, but on the death of Titus
succession w as not disputed. At first
great promise, but he w as very
the senatorial nobility and this
numerous plots and conspiracies.
was suspicious by nature, reacted
the last years of his reign were ones of
oppression. He was eventually murdered
September 18th, 96 A.D., as the result
palace plot involving his wife, Domitia,
chamberlain and the Praetorian prefect.