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Ear stud

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One ear stud with a rosette modeled on the flat face in relief; the convex face has a rosette and circles in relief. There is a hole through center. The edge of the flat side is chipped.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian,

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1520

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs