Rosette button

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaninatakelebte
about 515 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .015

Accession Number

20.280

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Gold; eight petals; ring in back.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 10 (tomb of Amaninatakelebte). 1916: 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.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Netaklabat-Aman (Pyramid 10 at Nuri), January 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition