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Ear stud

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


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


Medium or Technique

Gold and enamel


The Ancient World


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