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Gold buttons

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani
435–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVI, dump

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16989

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Two hollow buttons with rosette designs and a loop on the back.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVI (Talakhamani), dump. 1918: 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