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Buttons

Nubian
about 690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid III, A & B

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2399

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Two flat buttons with double loops on the back.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid III, A & B. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition