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ab56Earrings seem to have been introduced into Egypt in the Second Intermediate Period and became particularly popular in the New Kingdom. Many would have necessitated stretched ear lobes. The mummy mask of Tutankhamun is perhaps the most famous depiction of stretched lobes.  

EC507 Faience ear stud

AB56 Rosette glass ear stud

EC518 Earplug of striped glass

AB31 Coptic Earrings

W919 A Graeco-Roman Mummy Mask depicting earrings