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One highly polished red jasper earring in the form of a slit hoop. Center is filled with hardened mud ? Together with 12.1412-14.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2511. 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, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1415

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs