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Fragments of gold

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


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

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-285

Medium or Technique

Silver?

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Larger circle of sheet gold with turned in edge which contains plaster inside.

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