Finger cap

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani–Atlanersa
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 61, A

Dimensions

Length: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.17042

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Finger cap from a mummy.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 61 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1918: 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