Ear stud

Egyptian


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1520

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

One ear stud with a rosette modeled on the flat face in relief; the convex face has a rosette and circles in relief. There is a hole through center. The edge of the flat side is chipped.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames