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Hemispherical silver button.

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 147, March 1914.: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, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1735

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment