Finger stall

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen
335–315 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Length: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.359

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Finger case from a mummy. Electrum; outline of finger nail impressed; bent. Found in Pyramid LVI at Nuri, February 1918.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 56 (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