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Foundation deposit "SW" gold ring

Foundation deposit gold ring of wire, ends do not meet. One found in each of 4 corners.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 2; 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 Akinidad, 84–69 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

dia 1.15 x 0.07 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.17050

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits