Earstud

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K N51 debris

Dimensions

Other: 1.1 x 1 cm (7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1038

Medium or Technique

Stone (granite?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

It consists of one stone earstud with black and beige mottled coloring.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K N51 debris. 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