Earring

Egyptian
Byzantine (Coptic) Period


Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 5.5 cm (2 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1515

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Bronze; plain circle above, which is broken; scroll work below, corroded.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames