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Gold and carnelian earring

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Gold loop earring with amethyst bead and carnelian and gold pendant.

Provenance

From Meroe [Excav. date] February 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Meroe, The Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.028 Beg. W. 383

Accession Number

23.360

Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian and amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs