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Buttons

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLI, room A

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.16895

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Three buttons; two with loops on the back.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLI (Maletaral I), room A. 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