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Ear plug fragment

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 325X

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.6 x 1.4 cm (5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1383

Medium or Technique

Green faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Bottom of ear plug.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 325X. 1914: 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