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Two wire rings

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Each earring is composed of two wires soldered together.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 309, thieve's debris. 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, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter approximately 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-23

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings