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Wire ring

Coil of beaten gold wire.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 1922: 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 unknown ruler, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

14.0 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-487c

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits