Rosette from a diadem

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 16

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.5 x 2.6 cm (9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

20.313

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Diadems

Gold, flower shaped; incised tubular bead soldered to top; button inside.

Provenance

From Nuri. pyramid 16 (tomb of Talakhamani), chamber A. 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.
(Accession date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition