Part of silver earring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 671

Dimensions

5.6 x 1.4 cm (2 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-377

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

A small silver bucket with bail handle, traces of relief design. Bail of a second handle adhering. Possibly an earring.

Provenance

From Beg. West 671, March, 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