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Gold fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 7A

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.3 x 2.6 cm (7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-271d

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

One fragment of engraved thin gold plate backed with silver. (2 missing)

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 7A. 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