Carnelian earring

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 3, black debris

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2960

Medium or Technique

Opaque carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

This is an earring of opaque carnelian.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Avenue G 3, black debris. 1925: 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