Gold and carnelian earring

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


Object Place: The Sudan, Meroe

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.028 Beg. W. 383

Accession Number

23.360

Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian and amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Gold loop earring with amethyst bead and carnelian and gold pendant.

Provenance

From Meroe [Excav. date] February 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition