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Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .008 - .009

Accession Number

20.285

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Gold; plain disc; ring in back.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Karka-Aman (Pyramid 7 at Nuri), January 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition