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Gold. Heavy loop with ball pendant. Upper half of ball had cloisonné rosette, originally filled with colored paste.

Provenance

From Meroe: N. 21 A in debris.1922: Excavated by the Harvard Univeristy-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: January 1, 1922)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L 0.024

Accession Number

24.526

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs