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Gilded electrum; eight petals; ring in back. (Rings missing from five)


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 Talakh-Aman, (Pyramid XVI at Nuri), December 1916

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, about 415 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: Diameter .016

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment