Earring

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Tomb S558

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.) diameter

Accession Number

24.2119

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Ivory earring; undecorated.

Provenance

From Nubia: Semna Tomb S 558; [Excav. date] Mar. 14, 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition