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Foundation deposit gold ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
133–116 B.C.


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

Dimensions

diameter 4.4 x 0.15 cm (1 3/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.17054

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 “SE”.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 5. 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