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Earrings

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 189X

Dimensions

height x width of largest fragment: 4.6 x 2.3 cm (1 13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1604

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Two fragments of earrings.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 189X. 1916: 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