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Fragments of gold foil

Nubian
Napatan Period
284 B.C.–A.D. 275


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR XIII

Accession Number

21.16723

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

a) rod (in three pieces, b) three fragments of smaller cylinder rod not fitting), and larger piece of a similar rod, c) iron knife–tang. Fragments of gold foil (PYR XIII Stairway N end).

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR XIIII; 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