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: 1.2 x 1.1 cm (1/2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2567

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

One tiny scrap of gold foil. Traces of design in relief.

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