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Gold and carnelian earring with enamel inlay.

Provenance

From Meroe: pyr. W V, No 7d. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: January 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.049

Accession Number

23.343

Medium or Technique

Gold, carnelian, and enamel

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs