Pair of ear studs

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 609, No. 13

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.786a-b

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

White stone. Larger end conical. One chipped.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 609, No. 13 [Excav. date] March 7, 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