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Gold button

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVI, dump

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16984

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Hollow gold button with a rosette design and a loop on the back.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVI (Talakhamani), dump. 1918: 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