Ear stud with figural decoration

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D 0.022

Accession Number

24.496

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Gold. Two raised figures - one large, one small. Remains of blue inlay around figures. Loop on back.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe [Excav. date] Jan. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition