Ear stud

Nubian
Meroitic Period
100 B.C.–225 A.D.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. W 453

Dimensions

Diameter: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.329

Medium or Technique

Electrum and enamel

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Gold ear stud with enamel inlay, in the form of a rosette.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 453. 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.
(Accession date unknown)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition