Earstud

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K427

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5785

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Mushroom shape, irregular.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K427. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition