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Two circular earrings with hole roughly one-third from top and slit cut to bottom.

Provenance

From Kerma, KN29 debris. 1915: 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, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 4 x 0.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-400

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs