Earring

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 208

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .020 D.

Accession Number

13.3866

Medium or Technique

Copper with gold plating

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Heavy copper, gold covered earring. Originally housed with beads from the same field number (13-4-260=13.5565).

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag 208. 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: From Sheikh Farag. S. F.208

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition