Rosette from a diadem
Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 16
Height x diameter: 1.8 x 2.6 cm (11/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019
Gold, flower shaped; incised tubular bead soldered to top; button inside.
From Nuri. pyramid 16 (tomb of Talakhamani), chamber A. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition