Earrings

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN29 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 4 x 0.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-400

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Two circular earrings with hole roughly one-third from top and slit cut to bottom.

Provenance

From Kerma, KN29 debris. 1915: 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