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Earring?

Bronze, evenly incrusted; circular, open at one point; originally twisted or molded.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Cemetery. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession Date: April 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Accession Number

88.760

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment