Gold plaited hair rings

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K333:20

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1404

Medium or Technique

Gold plated copper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Hair rings of copper plated in gold. Plating peeling off in places.

Provenance

From Kerma K333-20, 1914: 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