Gold fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, in S. room II.

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.) Overall: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2565

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Seven scraps of gold foil.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) in S. room II Tomb of Kheper-Re. 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition