Gold spiral ornament

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1539–1295/1292 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Semna, Tomb S716

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1 x 2.3 cm (3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1788

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

spiral of wire, wrapped around 3x, rounded ends

Provenance

From Semna, Tomb S716. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: September 16, 1981)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition