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Fragment of electrum

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLII, room B

Dimensions

Length: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-245

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of sheet electrum with incised lines.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLII (Asata), room B. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition