Gold fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, rm III in fill

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2600

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Crumpled fragment of gold foil: traces of design in relief, also fragment of gold sheeting.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room III in fill. 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