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Fragment of gold foil

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 58, Room A

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.6 x 7.7 cm (1 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-2

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Crumpled band of thin sheet gold.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 58 (Queen Artaha), 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