|Title||red jasper penannular earring with loops|
|Collection||Artworld: Oriental Museum|
|Description||Penannular earring carved from red jasper, with two small loops from which pendants may have been suspended.|
|Description Source||Andrews, C. 1990. Ancient Egyptian Jewellery. London: British Museum Publications, p. 116, 117|
|Id Number Former Accession||I444|
|Location Creation Site||Misr|
|Location Current Repository||The Oriental Museum|
|Subject||jewellery, earring, decoration, technology, woman|
|Measurements||22 x 24 x 10 mm|
|Context||In the New Kingdom, penannular earrings were made from a variety of materials including gold, electrum, glass (see 00017), red jasper and carnelian.
Sometimes described as a hair-ring.
|Relation References||1982. Egypt’s golden age : the art of living in the New Kingdom, 1558-1085 B.C. : Catalogue of the exhibition. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, p. 228|
|Rights||Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|
|Work Type||ear ring|