Pendant earring with Hathor head and rosette

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W V 7a ?

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.342

Medium or Technique

Gold and enamel

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Gold and enamel earring. Inlaid rosette below a suspension ring, with double-faced shield below from which hang six gold drops.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W V 7c. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: January 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition