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Foundation deposit gold ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Naldamak
56–43 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Dia 3.2 x 0.12 cm (1 1/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3022

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Foundation deposit ring of twisted gold wire, ends do not meet. Found in “SE”.

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 6. 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