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Earring

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This large earring has a rosette and a twisted fastening on one side.

Provenance

From el-Hiba: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period–Byzantine (Coptic) Period, 50 B.C.–A.D. 476

Findspot

el-Hiba, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 5.1 cm (1 3/8 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

03.1849

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs