Rosette

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa
487–468 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .028

Accession Number

20.291

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Gold; very thin; six petals; hole through center. (Covering from heavier backing).

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 4 (tomb of Siaspiqa). 1917: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition