Finger cap

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma
468–463 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXI

Dimensions

Length: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.349

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Finger-cap. Gold; outline of finger-nail impressed.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 31 (tomb of Queen Saka-aye). 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition