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Ram's-head earring

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Gold ram's head earring with two uraeii and the sun disc. A rosette appears on the back.

Provenance

From Meroe: Beg. W., pyramid 443. 1923: 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, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.333

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs