Ear stud

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 9 debris

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 1.4 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-230

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

One ear stud of drab polished fine redware.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 9 debris. 1915: 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