Button

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Baskakeren
405–404 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVII, stairs

Accession Number

21.16890

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Broken rosette button with silver adhering.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVII (Baskakeren), stairs. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition