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Rosette

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Small rosette of sheet gold, with 8 holes pierced around edge. Damaged.

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, N.VIII A (theives' debris)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Begarawiyeh (Meroe), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12453

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment