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Ear stud

One ear stud, broken in half. From ? of MB.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/103. 1914: 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

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.5 x 1.0 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1518

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs