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Ear plug

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It consists of one ear plug.

Provenance

From Kerma. K, trench 7, room Z, tell I. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Findspot

Kerma, Sudan (Nubia)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4243

Medium or Technique

Schist

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs