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Fragments of gold foil

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Between pyramids I and XVII, in debris

Accession Number

19.1895

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Sixteen fragments of gold foil.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, between Ku 1 and 7, in debris. 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