Fragments of gold foil

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid III, chapel

Accession Number

21.16775

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragments of gold foil adhering to a piece of mud.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), chapel. 1916: 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