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Fragment of earring

Silver (?); fragment of earring bent out of shape; surface disappeared.

Provenance

From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza, GMT, N.W.Corner burial. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.954

Medium or Technique

Silver (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs