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Gold; eight petals; loop in back.


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 Nalmaaya (Pyramid 18 at Nuri), March 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, about 535 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: Diameter .015 H. .02 W. .014

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment