Earring

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Tel Nabasha

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 1 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.454

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Bronze, crescent-shape, hollow and much corroded.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 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