Fragments of gold foil

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, thieves debris on stairs

Accession Number

16-12-136

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Gold foil fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), theives debris on stairs. 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