Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. W 179
Diameter: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Gold and enamel ear stud. Conventional design in cloisonné with paste inlay. A granulated double band surrounds the raised rosette in the center . The rim decoration shows a floral wreath over a blue inlaid ground.
From Meroe: Western Cemetery, Beg. W 179. 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession date: February 1, 1922)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition