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Gold spiral ornament

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spiral of wire, wrapped around 3x, rounded ends

Provenance

From Semna, Tomb S716. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: September 16, 1981)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1539–1295/1292 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Sudan

Object Place for Label

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1 x 2.3 cm (3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1788

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments