Fragment of earring

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, GMT NW Corner burial

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 3 cm (3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.954

Medium or Technique

Silver (?)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Silver (?); fragment of earring bent out of shape; surface disappeared.

Provenance

From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza, GMT, N.W.Corner burial. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition