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Finger cap

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Basakheren
405–404 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVII, room A

Accession Number

17-3-4

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Gold-plated, silver finger cap containing remains of the finger and fragments of gold foil.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVII (Basakheren), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition