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Gold buttons

Two hollow buttons with rosette designs and a loop on the back.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVI (Talakhamani), dump. 1918: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani, 435–431 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16989

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment