Rosette button

Nubian
Napatan Period, Dynasty 25
760–660 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .013 Diameter .024

Accession Number

20.403

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Gold; flower-shaped; six petals; inside covered with gold leaf which overlaps the edge; ring on top held by a small button inside.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of [blank] Pyramid XXVII at Nuri, March 1918.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition