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Gold, flower shaped; incised tubular bead soldered to top; button inside (button missing from inside of two). (Card)


From Nuri: pyramid 16 (tomb of Talakhamani), chamber A. 1916: 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 Talakhamani, 435–431 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Height x diameter: 1.5 x 2.6 cm (9/16 x 1 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment