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Fragments of silver

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 60, Entrance to chamber

Accession Number

18-2-240

Medium or Technique

Silver (gilded)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Several fragments of thick sheet silver. Probably a carving for some object which was gilded.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 60, Entrance to chamber. 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