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Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani
435–431 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVI, Tomb of Talakhamani

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.345

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Gilded electrum. Ring at center inside broken off and missing.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XVI, Tomb of Talakhamani. 1916-17: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition