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Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 25 (tomb of Queen Maleteral II). 1919: 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, 1919

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte, 538–519 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.904

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads