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Earstud

It consists of one stone earstud with black and beige mottled coloring.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K N51 debris. 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, Early Kerma, 2400–1700 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 1.1 x 1 cm (7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1038

Medium or Technique

Stone (granite?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs