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Jewelry element

amazonite stone set in a gold frame, gold tube, soldered on bottom

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 585 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, Napatan Period, 690–653 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-201

Medium or Technique

Amazonite and gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment