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Ear Stud

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Egyptian alabaster (calcite)
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539-1190 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18 to Dynasty 19
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS Greatest Diam. 9/16 x 1 1/8 in. (1.5 x 2.8 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Alabaster ear stud. In shape it is similar to a papyrus column with widely flaring umbel. Condition: Small chips and some incrustation; otherwise good.
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