Two ear studs

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 410

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1784

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Pair of ivory, mushroom shaped ear studs with shaft pierced; with string of 12 tiny ivory ring beads.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tomb ?, December 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