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Fragment of gold

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani (?)
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 59, Room A

Accession Number

18-2-592

Medium or Technique

Gold and silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

A quantity of silver and gold foil scraps evidently forming parts of other tutelary gods. as 18-2-348, and fragments of a mirror found of foil. Bagged with 18-2-273, 18-2-592.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), Room A. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition