Two wire rings

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, tomb W 309

Dimensions

Diameter approximately 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-23

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Each earring is composed of two wires soldered together.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 309, thieve's debris. 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