Earring with bird pendant

Nubian
Meroitic Period
100–320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W, tomb 179

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 2.5 x 0.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.549

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Gold earring. Wire loop with pendant in form of a bird.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divison of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: February 1, 1922)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition