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Jewelry element

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W 585

Dimensions

1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-201

Medium or Technique

Amazonite and gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

amazonite stone set in a gold frame, gold tube, soldered on bottom

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 585 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition