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Finger caps

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7652 A, Room VIII

Dimensions

Length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1431a-j

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Gold. Ten caps for finger-nails, thin sheet metal.

Provenance

From Giza tomb G 7652A, Room VIII. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition