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Gold; had been attached to some wooden (?) object by the gold tack attached to it; perfect condition.


From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Taharqa (Pyramid I at Nuri), December 1916.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: Diameter .01

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment