Earrings

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus XB/ 368

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1562

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Two earrings, one broken.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/368. 1914: 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