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Gold foil fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of King Amani-natake-lebte
538–519 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyr. 25 A

Dimensions

Width x length: 7.5 x 5.0 cm (2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1970

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Four sheets and fragments of gold foil.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, Pyr. 25 A . 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