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Foundation deposit gold ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Yetavetay
56–43 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR I

Dimensions

diameter 3.5 x 0.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2550

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Foundation Deposit gold ring. Gold wire twisted in a ring, ends do not meet. One found in each of the four corners.

Provenance

Gebel Barka, Pyramid 1; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition