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Hair ring

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Gold Hair-ring. Almost complete circle, tapering to points at ends.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 52 (tomb of Queen Nefrukekashta). 1919: 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: January 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.016

Accession Number

24.1083

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments