Egyptian New Kingdom red jasper earringE154
A carved and polished red jasper pennanular earring.
Egypt, New Kingdom, c. 1550-1050 BC
1.7 x 0.7 cms
Intact apart from very minor surface chipping
Ex. collection: John Ingels, Leksand, Sweden (1925-2016), thence by family descent; acquired in the 1960’s. Ingels was a traveller and film-maker, producing “Egyptian Monuments” in 1962 with the purpose of saving the Abu Simbel temple. His antiquities collection was exhibited on several occasions in Leksand (Sweden) during the 1970’s-1990’s.