Gilded sheet electrum

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani
435–431 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .059 W. .036

Accession Number

21.344a-b

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Two rectangular pieces of gilded sheet electrum. Each curved and with a ring at each corner on the concave side. One broken and incomplete. Three rings missing.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Nuri, Pyramid XVI, Tomb of Talakhaman.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition