270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W 652
Height x width: 1.1 x 1.5 cm (7/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Gold; in form of shell. Stringing hole at each end.
From Meroe, Tomb W 652. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition