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Fragments of silver mask?

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, tomb 59

Accession Number

20.1059b

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Masks

Fragments from the gilded silver mask of Queen Malakaye (20.1059a). Housed with gilt silver fragments 18-2-349.

Provenance

From Nuri, tomb 59. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the division of finds with the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition