Ear stud

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 174

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 0.7 x 1.0 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1548

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Small round stud with a lateral groove.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 174. 1916: 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