Pendant earring with Hathor head and rosette
270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W V 7a ?
Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold and enamel
Not On View
Gold and enamel earring. Inlaid rosette below a suspension ring, with double-faced shield below from which hang six gold drops.
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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition