Pair of ear studs

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 609 #11

Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.) diameter

Accession Number

23.784a-b

Medium or Technique

Frit

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Blue frit. Each with rosette design on top.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 609 #11, 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