Earring

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Height: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.339

Medium or Technique

Gold and enamel

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Rosette inlaid with enamel, and below, a shield from which hang three gold drops.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyramid W V, No 7b. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1923: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition