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Wire rings

Two rings. One broken but complete, flattened, round wire bent roughly to a circle, ends not joined, but overlap. The other is similar but ends to not quite suit.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid Mastaba LIII. 1921: 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, 463–431 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter ca 21 mm. Wire approximately 3mm thick.

Accession Number

21.11988

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects