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Button

Broken rosette button with silver adhering.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVII (Baskakeren), stairs. 1917: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Baskakeren, 405–404 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.16890

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making