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Gold wire

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Aritentesbokhe
A.D. 175–190


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N. XXX

Dimensions

0.02 cm (1/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12325

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Circlet of gold wire, bent roughly to circle, ends overlapping.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XXX. 1921: 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