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Plain gold disc, flat.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 35 (tomb of an unidentified queen), chamber A. 1917: 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. (Accession date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .007

Accession Number

20.321

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads