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Earring fragment

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–364 A.D.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .02 Length:

Accession Number

11.1007

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Ring fragment of silver with traces of gilding. Housed with 11.1008 and 11.1009.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (pillared hall 27), lot c. 1907: 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.

(Accession date: Marrch 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition