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Earring

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Heavy copper, gold covered earring. Originally housed with beads from the same field number (13-4-260=13.5565).

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag 208. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S. F.208

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Object Place

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .020 D.

Accession Number

13.3866

Medium or Technique

Copper with gold plating

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs