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red faience penannular earring

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Title red faience penannular earring
Collection Artworld: Oriental Museum
Date 1540 - 1075 BCE
Description Red faience penannular earring with very simple decoration resembling the rope-braid of metal earrings of the New Kingdom.
Description Source Andrews, C. 1990. Ancient Egyptian Jewellery. London: British Museum Publications, p. 116, 117
Cultural Context Egyptian
Id Number Former Accession I446
Location Creation Site Misr
Location Current Repository The Oriental Museum
Subject jewellery, earring, decoration, technology, woman
Measurements 25 x 25 x 13 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
Rights Owner OM
Style Period New Kingdom
Work Type ear ring



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