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Fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XVII

Accession Number

19.1811

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Three fragments of gold foil.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 17 (tomb of Piankhy). 1919: 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