Penannular Earring, Gold

Penannular Earring

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–Early Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb, Carnarvon excavations
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
diam. 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1325
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavations of Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon, Birabi, Thebes, 1911. Allotted to Lord Carnarvon by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection, acquired by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

Lilyquist, Christine 2003. The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III. 2003. New York, p. 247.