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ID number:  ECM 351
Named collection:  The Eton Myers Collection
Title / Object name:  Ear Plug or Ornament
Object type:  Jewellery
Culture:  Egyptian
Date made:  New Kingdom (?)
Collector:  Myers, William Joseph
Materials:  Faience
Measurements:  overall: 2.10 cm x 1.90 cm x 1.40 cm (H x W x D)
Provenance:  Unknown

Toggle shaped ear ornament, blue-green faience, with linear decoration in black at either end. Possibly dating to the New Kingdom, as this style of ear ornament was popular in depictions of this period.

Notes:  Could possibly also be a fishing net weight, a symbolic token as opposed to being intended for practical use.

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Myers, William Joseph
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