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Gold. Many pieces of gold wire with two small plaques of beaten gold; rectangle incised on each plaque and three holes through each; also one tubular bead, crushed.


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 Harsiotef, (Pyramid XIII at Nuri), March 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 350 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: length of bead approximately .02

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment