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: 1.3 x 1.3 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2691

Medium or Technique

Gold Foil

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Ten plain gold foil nail covers, plus one with an incised nail design.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room VII . 1929 : 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