Ear stud

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X B/103

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.5 x 1.0 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1518

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

One ear stud, broken in half. From  of MB.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/103. 1914: 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