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Casing and inset

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, Beg., W344; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: Casing 0.3 x 0.7 x 1 cm (1/8 x 1/4 x 3/8 in.) Overall: Inset 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-357

Medium or Technique

Gold and glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

a: small gold casing with wedjat eyes inscribed in relief around rim. b: blue glass inset

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W344. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition