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Casing and inset

a: small gold casing with wedjat eyes inscribed in relief around rim. b: blue glass inset

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W344. 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

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

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe, Beg., Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: Casing 0.3 x 0.7 x 1 cm (1/8 x 1/4 x 3/8 in.) Overall: Inset 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-357

Medium or Technique

Gold and glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment