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Ear plug

One ear plug of weathered alabaster.


From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z/367. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan. Z/367

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom,


Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs