Fragments of a gilded uraeus

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VI, room C

Dimensions

Largest fragment: height: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.16997

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Three fragments of a blue faience uraeus covered in thin gold foil.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI (Anlamani), room C. 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