Earring

Egyptian
Byzantine (Coptic) Period


Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 3.4 cm (1 1/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1512

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Bronze; circle, scroll and projection; circle broken.

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