Earring with pendant

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.016 x 0.019

Accession Number

24.527

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

This gold pendant, in the form of a hollow ball with a rosette in cloisonné enamel at base, forms part of an earring. The hoop to which it is attached is 24.529.

Provenance

From Meroe, 1922excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition