Ear stud

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 166

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.8 x 1.3 cm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1500

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

One round stud with a lateral groove in the middle.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 166. 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