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Wire ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of unknown ruler
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 125

Dimensions

14.0 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-487c

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Coil of beaten gold wire.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition