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Gold ear stud

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Gold ear-stud. In two sections. Mate to 23.347.

Provenance

From Meroe: 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

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.015

Accession Number

23.348

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs