|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|
|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|
|Style Period||New Kingdom|
|Work Type||ear ring|