Buttons

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begarawiyeh (Meroe), N. XXI (debris)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-60

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Pair of buttons in silver, shaped like 22-1-55. Heavily corroded, one broken.

Provenance

1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, N. XXI (debris)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition