Fragments of gold foil

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid I, thieves debris

Accession Number

21.17038

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), thieves debris in a hole at the end of a stairway. 1918: 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