Hair rings or earrings

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St 7500, east of Rm G 7530 A, in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 0.8 cm (1 9/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2011

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

There are two alabaster hair rings or earrings, of same size, one broken in half and single cut.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St G 7500, east of Rm G 7530a, in debris. 1927 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition