Five pointed star

Nubian
Napatan Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .01

Accession Number

20.254

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Gold; had been attached to some wooden (?) object by the gold tack attached to it; perfect condition.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Taharqa (Pyramid I at Nuri), December 1916.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition