Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
37.1438Ea: 5/8 x Greatest Diam. 1 in. (1.7 x 2.5 cm)
37.1438Eb: 5/8 x Greatest Diam. 1 in. (1.6 x 2.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Ear Studs, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. Glass, 37.1438Ea: 5/8 x Greatest Diam. 1 in. (1.7 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1438Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1438Ea-b_NegB_print_bw.jpg)
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Two glass objects which are either ear plugs or papyrus scepter amulets. Both pieces are similar. They have flat rounded "rims" and long, somewhat bulging, rounded "handles." They are pierced from top to bottom. A is made of cobalt blue glass with a spiral line of white glass running, as a barber's pole, up the handle. B is made of a lighter blue, and the spiral line has a blue tinge.
Condition: A: Incrusted around hole on top of rim; large chip in rim; small chip by hole at bottom of handle; B: Incrusted around hole on top of rim; small chip near hole at bottom of handle.
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