The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project

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Description

Penannular, of torus form and elliptical section, the axes being 16 and 10 millimetres. The extreme
diameter is 0 m .025, and the space left for the ear is only 6 millimetres. At the side opposite the opening, a rectangle, 0 m .022 by 0 m '.011 encloses the name of Queen ( cartouche ),
surmounted by two feathers, outlined in fine gold cloisons, standing out on the hollow base, which was filled in with plaques of hard stone or glazed pottery, fixed with blue mastic.
Coloured Plate—Rings and Ornaments.

Creator

G. Daressy

Source

Theodore M. Davis, The Tomb of Siphtah

Date

1908

Original Format

painting/drawing

Citation

Citation

G. Daressy, “KV 56 Ear-ring, in Gold and Enamel,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed November 27, 2021, https://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/351.

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