Ear plug

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 367

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2733

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

One ear plug of weathered alabaster.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 367. 1911: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition