Earrings

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S563

Dimensions

Diameter x width: 2.3 x 0.8 cm (7/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2114

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Four complete earrings and one fragment; curved, triangular cross-section with fluted ridge down middle edge; not paired.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, S563. 1924: 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