Ear stud

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 235

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

11.2688

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

One ear stud of fine-grained alabaster in good condition but with the surface weathered and encrusted with brown.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 235. 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