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Gold foil fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyr. 36 B

Dimensions

Width x length: 7.0 x 6.5 cm (2 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16852

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Large sheet fragments of gold foil.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, Pyr.36 B . 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition