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Earring

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This is a large silver hoop earring with cone shaped drop. It is highly corroded and the fastening is broken.

Provenance

From Hibeh: 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, Byzantine (Coptic) Period, A.D. 364–476

Object Place

Roman or Byzantine

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 3.7 cm (1 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1850

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs