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Gold; flower-shaped; six petals; inside covered with gold leaf which overlaps the edge; ring on top held by a small button inside.


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 [blank] Pyramid XXVII at Nuri, March 1918.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, Dynasty 25, 760–660 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: H. .013 Diameter .024

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment