Earring

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
380–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .018 x .013 .012 x .015

Accession Number

87.746

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Gold; crescent-shape, one end pointed, the other blunt.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha, the Camp of the Cypriote Mercenaries. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription