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Earring/amulet of brass. Two connected rings each with representation of face (?) within. Smaller ring has two droppers, larger ring has six droppers, each stamped with circle or triangle, attached with loops. Hook for piercing the earlobe.



1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  earring
object name:  earring

Cairo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Cairo 

Materials & techniques
brass (alloy)
overall: 60 mm x 37 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 60 mm x 37 mm

Related subjects
object name: earrings

Record created 2000-12-14 by CLISTER
Record last updated 2017-04-20 by XGVIEWS