Blue glass penannular earring with applied yellow decoration. The two loops would have held wire to pass through a pierced ear lobe.
The earring was made from bending a glass cane to form an open circle and then applying the two vertical loops and decoration.
Relational references:Andrews, C. 1990. Ancient Egyptian Jewellery. London: British Museum Publications, p. 116, 117 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
|Type of object:||Earring|
|Type category:||Costume and jewellery|
|Date range:||1540 - 1075 BCE|
|Discovery site:||New Kingdom|
|Current accession number:||-|
|Former accession number:||-|
|Record date:||Mon, 5th Nov 2001|
|Copyright:||Copyright© by the Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|