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Gold foil

Eygptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, room IV debris, Tomb of Kheper-Re.

Accession Number

29.2620

Medium or Technique

Gold+clay (?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Number of small scraps of a dark brittle material with gold foil clinging to it.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room IV debris, tomb of Kheper-Re. November 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition