Ear

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 4.5 x 7.3 cm (1 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.02.12

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Limestone ear, complete with paint adhering on the exterior rim. The surface is worn.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription