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Button

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begarawiyeh (Meroe), NVI floor debris

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 10 mm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12350

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Button of carnelian with gold tack through it.

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, NVI floor debris

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition