Forty rosette buttons

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 415 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .016

Accession Number

20.319

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Gilded electrum; eight petals; ring in back. (Rings missing from five)

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 Talakh-Aman, (Pyramid XVI at Nuri), December 1916

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition