Ear plugs

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1608X

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.3 x 1.5 cm (7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1277

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ear plug, in halves.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1608 X. 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