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Foundation deposit gold ring

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

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

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

19.3022

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits