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Pair of ear studs

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Blue frit. Each with rosette design on top.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 609 #11, 1923:Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.) diameter

Accession Number

23.784a-b

Medium or Technique

Frit

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs