Finger and toe caps

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, room VII

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.4 cm (9/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2679

Medium or Technique

Gold Foil

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Ten plain gold foil toenail or fingernail covers.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room VII . 19 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition