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Ear Plug 1375-1400, Majapahit period, Indonesia, East Java, gold and ruby. This ear plug was probably worn by royalty on ceremonial occasions. It would have fitted within a distended earlobe. Similar ear plugs have occasionally been found in earthenware pots buried in the ground. As with this example, they show little sign of use.

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Ear Plug 1375-1400, Majapahit period, Indonesia, East Java, gold and ruby.  This ear plug was probably worn by royalty on ceremonial occasions.  It would have fitted within a distended earlobe. Similar ear plugs have occasionally been found in earthenware pots buried in the ground.  As with this example, they show little sign of use.