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Pale gold disc; center raised open flowers surrounded by beaded circle and conventional leaf design around outer edge. Two gold loops on back.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe [Excav. date] Mar. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Begrawiya, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D 0.033

Accession Number

24.500

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs