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Earring fragment

Ring fragment of silver with traces of gilding.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (pillared hall 27), lot c. 1907: 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. (Accession date: Marrch 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–364 A.D.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.1007

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs