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Earring with pendant

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This gold pendant, in the form of a hollow ball with a rosette in cloisonné enamel at base, forms part of an earring. The hoop to which it is attached is 24.529.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe [Excav. date] Feb. 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: 0.016 x 0.019

Accession Number

24.527

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants