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Fragments of silver

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani (?)
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 59, Room A

Accession Number

18-2-348

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Silver flakes from accessioned object #20.160 - embroidered silver figure gilded with gold foil. Boxed with 18-2-347.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), Room A. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition