Finger cap

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .033

Accession Number

20.383

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Finger case from a mummy. Gold; outline of finger-nail impressed.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 23 (tomb of Queen Masalaye). 1917: 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