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Casing and inset

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


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


Meroe, Beg., Nubia


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


Medium or Technique

Gold and glass


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment