Earrings

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 182X

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 4.5 x 4.1 x 0.4 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1579

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Two earrings.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 182X. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition