Hair ring

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.016

Accession Number

24.1083

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Gold Hair-ring. Almost complete circle, tapering to points at ends.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 52 (tomb of Queen Nefrukekashta). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: January 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition