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Part of silver earring

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A small silver bucket with bail handle, traces of relief design. Bail of a second handle adhering. Possibly an earring.

Provenance

From Beg. West 671, March, 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, 690–653 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

5.6 x 1.4 cm (2 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-377

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs