Earrings

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

02.747

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Two earrings, penannular, single cut and polished. They are hoop-shaped with an opening cut into the hoop.

Provenance

From Egypt, Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: November 2, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription