Earrings or hair rings

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5054

Dimensions

diameter=1.9 cm, thickness=.3 cm

Accession Number

23-12-150a-c

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

This is a group of:
a) and b) two complete earrings or hair rings in the form of a circle with a slit opening
c) one fragment of a third similar earring or hair ring

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5054. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition