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Fragments of gold foil

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVII, room B

Accession Number

18-3-108

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Four fragments of gold foil; one was used as gilding for a silver object and shows the impression of the object.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVII (Madiken), room B. 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