Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K440x
Height x diameter: 2.4 x 2.7 cm (15/16 x 1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This ivory ear stud has a mushroom-shaped head. The shaft is separate and fits onto the head with a pin and socket.
From Kerma: tumulus K 4, grave 440x. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition