Earring

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.749

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

This brick-red, penannular earring is single cut and polished. It is hoop-shaped with an opening cut into the hoop.

Provenance

From Egypt, Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date:November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription