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Ear stud

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One round stud with a lateral groove in the middle.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 166. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.8 x 1.3 cm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1500

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs