Earring

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period–Byzantine (Coptic) Period
50 B.C.–A.D. 476


Findspot: Egypt, el-Hiba

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 5.1 cm (1 3/8 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

03.1849

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

This large earring has a rosette and a twisted fastening on one side.

Provenance

From el-Hiba: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription