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Gold ear stud with enamel inlay, in the form of a rosette.

Provenance

From Meroe: Beg. W 453. 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 unknown)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.028

Accession Number

23.329

Medium or Technique

Gold, Enamel

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs