Earring

Egyptian
Late Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 2382

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 cm (1 in.) - length of earring

Accession Number

13.3403

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Copper; hollow, pear-shape; relief decoration on sides. Hook still in place.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: Giza G 2382

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition