Ear plug

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.), 1.2 cm end

Accession Number

11.2753

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

One alabaster ear plug with a tiny chip on the top edge.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 367. 1910-11: 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.

(accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition