Ear stud

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 249

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 1.5 cm (1 1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2686

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

One ear stud in fine-grained alabaster with badly weathered surface, in fair condition.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 249. 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