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Ear studs

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W 585

Dimensions

1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-200

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

pair of ear plugs, conical

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 585 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