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Two ear studs

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Pair of ivory, mushroom shaped ear studs with shaft pierced; with string of 12 tiny ivory ring beads.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tomb ?, December 1913.: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1784

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs