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Ear plug

Barbell shaped object, ear plug?

Provenance

From Nubia, Uronarti, South Wing debris. 1930: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Uronarti, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

30-3-125

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs