Finger caps

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7540 T

Dimensions

Average length: .95 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1441a-j

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Set of ten gold finger caps, applied to the mummy before bandaging.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7540T, Room I. March, 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition