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Foundation deposit gold ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amenirenas
99–84 B.C.


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

Dimensions

diameter 5 x 0.24 cm (1 15/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.17053

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Foundation deposit ring of twisted gold wire, ends do not meet. Found in “NE”.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, pyramid 4. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition