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Earstuds

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K420

Dimensions

Other: 1.2 x 1 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1573

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Two broken earstuds.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K420. 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