Electrum fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLII, room B

Accession Number

21.16950

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Two joining fragments of sheet electrum with incised lines and two holes.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLII (Asata), room B. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition