Button

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXB, 147

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1735

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Hemispherical silver button.

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 147, March 1914.: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