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Ear stud with figural decoration

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Gold. Two raised figures - one large, one small. Remains of blue inlay around figures. Loop on back.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe [Excav. date] Jan. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D 0.022

Accession Number

24.496

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs