<em>Plug</em>, ca. 1478-1425 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 15.500a: 15/16 x diam. 13/16 in. (2.4 x 2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 15.500a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.15.500a_erg456.jpg)


Medium: Egyptian alabaster

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1478-1425 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 15.500a: 15/16 x diam. 13/16 in. (2.4 x 2 cm) 15.500b: 9/16 x diam. 1/2 in. (1.4 x 1.3 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 15.500a-b

Image: CUR.15.500a_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Alabaster ear-stud (?) made in two separate pieces. Mushroom-shape with conical plug on under side; second piece same shape but smaller with hollow cylinder on under side to receive plug of larger piece. Fine work and unusual type. Condition: Cylinder of 15.500b chipped.

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