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Wire ring

Gold Wire line bent out of shape. ends not meeting

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 114 1921: 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, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Findspot

Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter: 3.4 diameter of cross section: 0.2

Accession Number

22-1-571a

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits