Finger case

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XXIII

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .036

Accession Number

20.396

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 42 (tomb of Queen Asata). 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.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition