Earring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 179

Dimensions

.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-566a

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

One blue glass lip or earstud

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition