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Fingernail coverings

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A Room VI

Accession Number

29.2524

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Set of ten fingernail coverings in thin gold foil.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room VI. 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition