Fragments of gold foil

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Basakheren
405–404 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVII, stairs

Accession Number

21.16892

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Three small bags of gold foil.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVII (Basakheren), stairs. 1917: 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