Earstud

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K N134 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 2.3 cm (11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1388

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

It consists of one stone earstud.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K N134x 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