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Buttons

Two flat buttons with double loops on the back.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid III, A & B. 1919: 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, about 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2399

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown