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Foundation deposit, S.E.

Gold wire ring.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 14. January 1922: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 185–50 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter 1.5 cm, tk. 0.5 cm

Accession Number

22-1-580c

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits