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Foundation deposit gold ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
Queen, 84–63 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR III

Dimensions

dia 2.7 x 0.25 cm (1 1/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.17051

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Foundation deposit gold ring of twisted gold, ends do not meet. One in each of 3 corners, “NW” missing.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal, pyramid 3; 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