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Fragments of paste and gold foil

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I

Accession Number

17-2-1975

Medium or Technique

Paste, gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Five fragments of pink paste and four fragments of gold foil (Res.1920.1).

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition