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Earrings

Two fragments of earrings.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 189X. 1916: 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, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

height x width of largest fragment: 4.6 x 2.3 cm (1 13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1604

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs