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Gold disc with beaded edge.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, Pyramid 5 (tomb of Malonaqen). 1917: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen, 555–542 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .007

Accession Number

20.266

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads