Egyptian Rock Crystal Ear Stud

£100.00

A light-coloured, rock-crystal ear stud from ancient Egypt.

 

Date: Circa 1550 - 1069 BC
Period: New Kingdom Period
Condition: Very fine condition.

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Product Code: EH-074
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Such a stud would have been worn in the ear as jewellery and for decorative purposes.

The practice of wearing studs in pierced holes also spread to the nose and lip in neighbouring countries, but the Egyptians are thought to have restricted piercings to just the ear lobes.

Weight 5.59 g
Dimensions W 1.6 x H 2.6 cm
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