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Gold plaited hair rings

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Hair rings of copper plated in gold. Plating peeling off in places.

Provenance

From Kerma K333-20, 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1404

Medium or Technique

Gold plated copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments