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Ear stud

Gold. Raised design in center, surrounded by enamel and beaded edge. Stem and cap separate.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Tomb W 179 [Excav. date] Feb. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.552

Medium or Technique

Gold and enamel

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs