Gold earring

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Height approximately 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.344

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Upper part of loop missing. Below, eagle with outspread wings, and two small gold balls pendant.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Pyr. W V, No 7e.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition