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Earring fragment

Fragment of earring decorated with applique wire.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 248. February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan period to Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Dimensions

0.5 x 1.0 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-65b

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs