Ear stud

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Begrawiya, Pyr. N 18

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D 0.033

Accession Number

24.500

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Pale gold disc; center raised open flowers surrounded by beaded circle and conventional leaf design around outer edge. Two gold loops on back.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe [Excav. date] Mar. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition