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Gold box

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid V room A.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 4.8 cm (11/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16807

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Round box of gold foil and plaster?

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Nuri, Pyramid V, Room A

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition